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José Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas Arnal
Montevideo 1764 - Paraguay 1850
national hero of Uruguay, sometimes called "the father of Uruguayan nationhood"
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
2003

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Description

Bust of Artigas in general's jacket, inscribed artigas, on a pedestal of basalt stones. The sculpture was brought from Uruguay in 2003 by the training ship Capitán Miranda.

Inscription(s)

Gral. José Gervasio Artigas

Procer Uruguayo

19.06.1764 - 23.09.1950

Busto traido por el v/e "capitan miranda"

25.08.2003

Reposicion de placa realizada por
casa uruguay lanzarote

23.09.2006

Gen. José Gervasio Artigas

Illustrious man of Uruguay

19.06.1764 - 23.09.1950

Bust brought by the V.E. "Capitan Miranda"

25.08.2003

Replacing the plaque made possible by
Casa Uruguay Lanzarote

23.09.2006

Sculptor

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Location (N 29°3'28" - W 13°33'33")

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Item Code: esca461; Photograph: 20 April 2018
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