Abel Manta

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Abel Manta (12 October 1888 in Gouveia – 9 August 1982 in Lisbon) was an architect, painter, designer, and Portuguese cartoonist.[1][2]

Abel Manta and his wife, Clementina Carneiro de Moura, Lisbon, 1973

Between 1904 and 1916 attended the school of Fine Arts, completed the course in painting, having won the third Prize of the National Society of Fine Arts.

In 1919 he went to Paris participating in the "Salon de la Société Nationale" among other galleries, having also attended the course of engraving with William Schlumberger.

He made several trips to study in Europe.


  1. ^ Hole, Abigail; Beech, Charlotte (2005), Portugal (5 ed.), Lonely Planet, p. 328, ISBN 978-1-74059-682-4
  2. ^ Serra, João B. (1998), Modern art in Portugal: 1910-1940 : the artist contemporaries of Fernando Pessoa, Edition Stemmle, p. 188

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