Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona (prov.)

Catalunya

Plaça d'Antonio López

Antonio López y López

primer marquès de Comillas
Comillas, Cantàbria 1817 - Barcelona 1883
merchant and ship owner
(Wikipedia)
Venanci Vallmitjana & Frederic Marés
1884

Barcelona /  Antonio López y López   Barcelona /  Antonio López y López

Description

Stone statue. On the four sides of the pedestal marble reliefs representing the four companies founded by López, made by four different sculptors, above these reliefs four coats of arms, below them texts:


Front

Right

Back

Left

Annotation

During the Civil War of 1936-39 the original bronze statue was destroyed. The present statue is a copy made in 1944 by Frederic Marès after the original model.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Businessman
  • Caduceus
  • Coat of arms
  • López y López, Antonio
  • Marés, Frederic
  • Statue
  • Vallmitjana, Venanci
  • Woman with child
  • Location (N 41°22'54" - E 2°10'55")

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