Rosa Ramalho wasborn in1888 and died in 1977. Rosa Ramalho is theartistic name of Rosa Barbosa Lopes, a ceramist and anemblematic figure ofPortuguese traditional pottery.
Rosa Ramalho was born onAugust 14th., 1888, in the parish ofSt. Martinho Gallegos (municipalityof Barcelos). She was a shoemaker and aweaver’s daughter, she married at theage of 18 with a miller and hadseven children. She learned to work the claysince she was very young, but shestopped her activity when she was50 years told to take care of herfamily.
ROSA RAMALHO’S WORKS Rosa Ramalho sworks were known asdramatic but fantastic.They became pieces of popular art.