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Monumento a García Sanabria

Santiago García Sanabria Santa Cruz 1880 - 1935
mayor of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1923-24 and 1925-31
(Biography)
Francesco Borges Salas
1942-1970s

Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Monumento a García Sanabria   Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Monumento a García Sanabria

Description

The central fountain of the park is the monument to García Sanabria, a project of the architect José Enrique Marrero Regalado (1897-1956). The monument was erected in 1942. The monument has the form of a monolith with on the sides two reliefs with male figures, representing Work and Future.
In the 1970s were added the portrait relief of Santiago García Sanabria on the back side; and in front of the monolith a statue of Motherhood, also called Fertility.
All sculpture are by the same sculptor, Francesco Borges Salas.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento a García Sanabria
El Trabajo / Work
Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento a García Sanabria
El Porvenir / Future
Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento a García Sanabria
Santiago García Sanabria
Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento a García Sanabria
La Maternidad (la Fecundidad) / Motherhood (Fertility)

Inscription(s)

A D. SANTIAGO
GARCIA SANABRIA
1938

Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento a García Sanabria

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Borges Salas, Francesco
  • Fountain
  • Future
  • García Sanabria, Santiago
  • Mayor
  • Motherhood
  • Work
  • Location (N 28°28'19" - W 16°15'13")

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