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Roger de Llúria

Loria-Basilicata or Scalatea-Calàbria 1250 - València 1305
Sicilian-Aragonese admiral, commander of the fleet of Aragon during the War of the Sicilian Vespers
(Wikipedia)
Josep Reynés
1885

Barcelona /  Roger de Llúria   Barcelona /  Roger de Llúria

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

ROGER de LLÚRIA
Signed: JReynes 1884
j. comas y herms barcelona año 1884

Annotation

The bronze statues of Roger de Llúria, Antonio Viladomat and Pau Claris are the only surviving of eight representative figures of monuments dedicated to the history of Catalonia, most of which were fused to make the image of Our Lady of Mercy.
The statue was restored by Frederic Marés.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°23'21" E 2°11'0"

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Item Code: escy064; Photograph: 6 September 2011
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