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Parc de Jaume Balmes

Jaume Balmes

Jaume Llucià Antoni Balmes i Urpià
(Spanish:Jaime Luciano Balmes y Urpiá)
Vic 1810 - Vic 1848
Catalan Spanish Catholic priest, eminent as a political writer and a philosopher
(Wikipedia)
Joan Borrell i Nicolau
1949

Vic /  Jaume Balmes   Vic /  Jaume Balmes

Description

Bronze statue of the sitting Balmes.

Inscription(s)

A
JAUME BALMES
On the back side of the monument:
las
diputaciones cataluña
a
BALMES
en el priver centenario
de su muerte
mdcccxlviii - mcmclviii

Signed: (statue) 1949? Borrellnicolau
v. gimeno - fundit / barna
(plaque on the back side) x. corbero / barcinonensis fecit

Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Balmes, Jaume
  • Borrell i Nicolau, Joan
  • Clergyman
  • Man (sitting)
  • Priest
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 41°55'35" - E 2°15'13")

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