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Barcelona

Plaça Mossèn Jacint Verdaguer

Monument a Verdaguer

Monument for Verdaguer

Jacint Verdaguer i Santaló
"mossèn Cinto" (Father Cinto)
Folgueroles 1845 - Vallvidrera 1902
Catalan poet and writer
(Wikipedia)
Joan Borrell i Nicolau & Miquel and Llucià Oslé

1924

Barcelona /  Monument a Verdaguer   Barcelona /  Monument a Verdaguer

Description

Bronze statue on a high pillar, the pillar is surrounded by three allegorical sculpture, each with on both sides reliefs referring to various poems of Verdaguer, particularly L'Atlàntida.

Inscription(s)

On the pillar:
A MOSSEN
JACINTO
VERDAGUER
1845
-
1902

Signed: (reliefs) m y l / oslé

Annotation

The architect was Josep M. Pericas. The bronze statue and the stone allegories are made y Borell, the relief by the brothers Llucià and Miquel Oslé.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°23'56" E 2°10'11"

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