1720 – 1769
Who was André Soares?
Born in Braga, most of his work is found in and around this city. As a sculptor, he was responsible for designing the gilt woodwork altarpieces of the Monastery of Tibães. Outside Braga, his work as an architect include the audacious Falperra Church, the Church of Nosso Senhor dos Santos Passos in Guimarães and the Church of Our Lady of Lapa in Arcos de Valdevez, while in Braga he designed the Braga Town Hall, the Palácio do Raio, the Congregados Church, the Arco da Porta Nova among many other structures.
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on July 23, 2013
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