The garden was designed by an architect and landscape designer Carlos Thays, and inaugurated in 1898. It covers 15 acres, and is home to 7000 species of plants. The garden was practically abandoned of a period of time, but partially resorted just recently and declared a historic monument.
Each angle of this statue is so nice, it's hard to choose a photo
This is the only copy of the sculpture, the original is located in Rome's Museum of Modern Arts. The copy had a complicated history, it was pushed around till 1987 as inappropriate before being installed in the Garden.
Flora Argentina, Emilio Adino, Argentina, 1875-1935
Purity, Alfredo Rigatti
Sagunto, Augustin Querol, Spain, 1952-1909.
Represents a real event in the history of Spain, Valencia, whose inhabitants preferred the sacrifice of their lives rather than surrender to the conquering troops of Hannibal 218 AC
Indigenous Flora, Pendal Leguzamon Gozalo, Argentinian (1890-1944)
The sign: The awakening of Nature, Juan de Pari, Italian, 1857-1934
The sign: I Tiempo de la VI Sinfonia, De Ludwig Van Beethoven. Tomassi Leone
The sign: V Tiempo de la VI Sinfonia, De Ludwig van Beethoven. Tomassi Leone
The sign: IV Tiempo de la VI Sinfonia de Beethoven, Leone Tomassi
La Soberania (Sovereignty)
A nice sculpture must be seen from different angles...
I don't know the name of this statue, and it's not in line with the rest, but is very touching.
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The name of this sculpture is: "The First Colds" ("Los Primeros Fríos"). Marble sculpture made by Catalan artist Miguel Blay y Fábregas (1866-1936). "Los Primeros Fríos" won first prize in the National Exposition of Fine Arts, Madrid (1892), and Gold Medal in Barcelona in 1894ReplyDelete
This is a replica; the original sculpture is in the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona.