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Galcerán Marquet

Vice Admiral of the Carolingian states of the Spanish Mark
Josep Santigosa i Vestraten & Damià Campeny
Valentí Esperó

Barcelona /  Galcerán Marquet   Barcelona /  Galcerán Marquet


Iron statue on a corinthian iron column with marine reliefs and in the center ship prows with lanterns and the coat of arms of Barcelona. At the foot of the column are tritons and dolphins spouting water in in a fountain basin.


Erected in 1851 by Francesc D. Molina i Casamajó. The model was made by Damià Campeny and the sculptor was Santigosa.


Sources & Information


  • Campeny, Damià
  • Coat of arms
  • Commemorative Needle Column or Obelisk
  • Esperó, Valentí
  • Fountain
  • Marquet, Galcerán
  • Santigosa i Vestraten, Josep
  • Statue (man)
  • Triton
  • Locatie (N 41°22'41" - E 2°10'44") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

    Item Code: escy030; Photograph: 5 September 2011
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