Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Calle Mayor de Triana / Calle San Pedro

Juan Negrín López

Las Palmas de GC 1892 - Paris 1956
Spanish politician and physician; premier of Spain (1937-39)
(Wikipedia)
Juan Bordes Caballero
1993

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Juan Negrín López   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Juan Negrín López

Description

Large monument. On the place two streets meet in a sharp angle is a raised platform with on the point a bronze statue of Dr. Negrin. Behind him is a wall with on the back a bronze head en a text stone:

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Juan Negrín López Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Juan Negrín López

la ciudad
al dr. juan negrin lopez
1892-1956
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In the two back corners are bronze women carrying palm leaves. Between the wall and the bottom of the triangle is a fountain.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Juan Negrín López

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Juan Negrín López

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Bordes Caballero, Juan
  • Bust
  • Negrín López, Juan
  • Physician
  • Politician
  • Statue
  • Woman with palm branch
  • Locatie (N 28°6'12" - W 15°24'53")

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