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Francisco Asorey & Juan Cristóbal

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The monument shows on top the allegory of Cuba, made by Miguel Blay, and on both sides of the pedestal the figures of Queen Isabella I by Juan Cristóbal and that of Columbus by Francisco Asorey. The decorative design was by Mariano Benlliure.


It is close to the Puerta de America of the Parque del Retiro.


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Location (N 40°25'9" - W 3°40'53")

Item Code: esma007; Photograph: 7 May 2006
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