Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Gáldar
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Calle Tenesor Semidan / Calle Artemi Semidan
(Plaza de los Heredamientos)

Tenesor Semidán (Fernando Guanarteme)

Thenesor Semidán or Tenesor Semidán (baptized in 1481 as Fernando de Guanarteme)
born Gran Canaria c. 1420 - Tenerife after 1512
Guanche ally of the Spaniards who assisted them in their conquest of the Canary Islands during the late fifteenth century
(Wikipedia)
Juan Borges Linares
1986

Gáldar /  Tenesor Semidán (Fernando Guanarteme)   Gáldar /  Tenesor Semidán (Fernando Guanarteme)

Description

Stone statue.

Inscription(s)

tenesor semidan

rey de canaria


mcmlxxxvi

On the wall next to the statue:

s.m. el rey de españa
D. JUAN CARLOS I
asumio la presidencia de honor
del homenaje a tenesor semidan
ultimo rey de canaria
real ciudad de santiago
de los caballeros de galdar
24 de julio de 1986

Sculptor

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Location (N 28°8'41" - W 15°39'16")

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Item Code: esca091; Photograph: 6 January 2015
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