Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Parque Romano

Nacimiento de Gran Canaria

Birth of Gran Canaria

Abraham Cárdenes Guerra
c. 1950 (1952)

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Nacimiento de Gran Canaria   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Nacimiento de Gran Canaria

Description

Limestone sculpture of a naked woman sitting in a shell, surrounded by tritons and fish. The depictions shows similarities with the birth of Venus.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Nacimiento de Gran Canaria Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Nacimiento de Gran Canaria

Annotation

The limestone sculpture is a state of great deterioration. A bronze copy is in the Parque Dorama (see here).

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Nacimiento de Gran Canaria

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 28°7'29" - W 15°25'40")

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Item Code: esca167; Photograph: 7 January 2015
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