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Joan Prim i Prats

Reus 1814 - Madrid 1870
Spanish general and statesman.
(Wikipedia)
Lluís Puiggener & Frederic Marés
1887/1948

Barcelona /  Joan Prim i Prats   Barcelona /  Joan Prim i Prats

Description

Bronze equestrial statue on a stone pedestal, with on the sides bronze reliefs.

presa de Castillejos - the conquest of Los Castillejos.

la retirada de Mèxic - the withdrawal from Mexico

Inscription(s)

BARCELONA
a
PRIM
JUAN PRIM PRATS
* 1814
† 1870

Annotation

During the Civil War of 1936-39 the statue was destroyed. After the original model in plaster a new copy was made in 1948 by Frederic Marès.

A relief showing this monument is on the Monument a Rius i Taulet in Barcelona.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

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Location (N 41°23'11" - E 2°11'12")

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