Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Parque Doramas
(Paseo de Chil)

Don Fernando de León y Castillo

Telde, Gran Canaria 1842 - Biarritz, France 1918
Spanish politician and a diplomat
(Wikipedia)
Mariano Benlliure
1926

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Don Fernando de León y Castillo   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Don Fernando de León y Castillo

Description

Bronze statue as central part of a larger monument with a fountain. The statue is placed on a pedestal, in the central part of a wall on which two reliefs depicting scenes from the life of Fernando de León y Castillo. Between the reliefs and the pedestal are two mourning men.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Don Fernando de León y Castillo
1
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Don Fernando de León y Castillo
2

  1. (left) Fernando de León y Castillo giving a speech in the Cortes (parliament).
  2. (right) Funeral of Fernando de León y Castillo.

Inscription(s)

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DON FERNANDO
DE LEON Y CASTILLO

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Don Fernando de León y Castillo

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 28°7'11" - W 15°25'49")

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Item Code: esca169; Photograph: 7 January 2015
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