Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Plaza de San Francisco

Cristóbal Colón

Christopher Columbus

(prob. Cogoleto, Republic of Genua, c. 1451 - Valladolid 1506)
Italian explorer, who in Spanish service completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of America (see Background Information)
Paolo Triscornia di Ferdinando
1892

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Cristóbal Colón   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Cristóbal Colón

Description

Marble bust on a column.

Inscription(s)

a
COLON
las palmas
de
gran canaria
1892

COLON
llega á las palmas
el 9 de agosto de
1492

COLON
llega á las palmas
el 20 de mayo de
1502

COLON
llega á las palmas
el 1° de octubre de
1493

Signature

paolo triscornia de ferd. | carrara

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Cristóbal Colón

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 28°6'11" - W 15°25'1")

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