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Spain
Madrid
Comunidad de Madrid

Parque del Retiro

Monumento a Cuba

Cuba Monument

Francisco Asorey & Juan Cristóbal
1930-31

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Description

The monument shows on top the allegory of Cuba, made by Miguel Blay, and on both sides of the pedestal the figures of Queen Isabella I by Juan Cristóbal and that of Columbus by Francisco Asorey. The decorative design was by Mariano Benlliure.

Annotation

It is close to the Puerta de America of the Parque del Retiro.

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Location (N 40°25'9" - W 3°40'53")

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