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Frailito Andrés

Andrés García Acosta, el «Frailito Andrés»
Ampuyenta, Fuerteventura 1800 - Santiago de Chile 1833
Franciscan recognized for his virtues and charity; pioneer of social work in Chile
(Wikipedia)
Emiliano Hernández
2000

Ampuyenta /  Frailito Andrés   Ampuyenta /  Frailito Andrés

Description

Half figure of Frailito Andrés with a basket of fruit in his hands.
The statue was unveiled 14 January 2000.

N.B. On many website you'll find that he died in 1833 instead of 1853. However, 1833 is the year he left Ampuyenta for South-America.

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FRAILITO ANDRÉS

(1800-1853)

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Location (N 28°27'52" - W 13°59'36")

Item Code: esca294; Photograph: 13 April 2018
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