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Monumento a la Fecundidad (Monumento al Campesino)

Fertility Monument (Monument to the Farmer)

César Manrique
1968

San Bartolomé /  Monumento a la Fecundidad (Monumento al Campesino)   San Bartolomé /  Monumento a la Fecundidad (Monumento al Campesino)

Description

The monument shows in an abstract way a farmer with a camel and a donkey. It is made from recycled boat water tanks, iron and cement, all painted white. The 15 meters/50 feet high monument is located in the geographical center of the island of Lanzarote and is an iconographic symbol of the island.

Inscription(s)

FECUNDIDAD
a campesino
lanzaroteño
excma
mancomunidad
de cabildos de
las palmas

escultura
MANRIQUE
realización
j. soto

1968

FERTILITY
to the farmer
of Lanzarote
the illustrious
commonwealth
of town councils
of Las Palmas

sculpture
MANRIQUE
realization
J. Soto
1968

San Bartolomé - Monumento a la Fecundidad (Monumento al Campesino)

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Location (N 29°0'56" - W 13°36'53")

Item Code: esca466; Photograph: 20 April 2018
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