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Icod el Alto
(Los Realejos)

Carretera General Icod el Alto / Calle Lomo Márquez

Homenaje a los Cochineros

Homage to the Pig Breeders

Paco Palmero

Icod el Alto /  Homenaje a los Cochineros   Icod el Alto /  Homenaje a los Cochineros


Sculpture of a 'cochinero' (traveling salesmen for live piglets) on a donkey. The piglets were packed into two sturdy 'Cesta' baskets which flanked each side of a mule.


excmo. ayuntamiento de los realejos
y la comisión de fiestas de
ntra. sra. del buen viaje de 2001
promueven esta escultura como homejaje a los
inaugurada el día 29 de octubre de 2011
siendo alcalde el sr. d. manuel domínguez gonzález
artesano-modelador: paco palmero
The city council of Los Realejos
and the committee of festivities for
Our Lady of Good Voyage of 2001
promote this sculpture as a homage to
the Cochineros of Icod el Alto
inaugurated on 29 October 2011
being mayor Manuel Domínguez González
Craftsman-modeller: Paco Palmero

Icod el Alto - Homenaje a los Cochineros


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Locatie (N 28°23'2" - W 16°36'40") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: esca628; Photograph: 2 February 2020
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