Francisco Goya, Madrid

This monument is a tribute to Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, the great Spanish romantic painter. It depicts Goya seated with a paintbrush in his right hand and a palette in his left. It is close to the well known church Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida, away from the main tourist circuit […]

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Pyramid of the Shield

The Pyramid of the Shield is an Italian monument located at the top of the Puerto del Escudo mountain pass dedicated to Mussolini’s legionaries who fought against Spanish brigades from Santander and Asturias and Basque troops in the Spanish civil war. Known locally as “El cementerio de los italianos”, it lies in ruins, partially dismantled […]

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Vara de Rey

Vara de Rey is a monument located close to the main port of Ibiza, in the heart of the city. It is dedicated to a Ibizan Joaquín Vara de Rey y Rubio, born in 1841. He died fighting against the American army in the Battle of El Caney, during the independence war of Cuba in […]

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Kiss Of Death

A lifelike marble statue of the kiss of death depicting an angel carrying a man’s soul to heaven, located in a broken down area of the Poblenou Cemetery in Barcelona Spain. The statue was designed by Joan Fontbernat and sculpted by Jaume Barba’s workshop in 1930 Poblenou’s Cemetery is located in the center of Barcelona […]

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Thinking Bull, Barcelona

The streets of Barcelona are like an open-air museum. One of the most thought provoking statues you will find is the Thinking Bull (Brau Pensador) created by Josep Granayer I Giralt and inspired by Rodin’s The Thinker. It is located at the end of Rambla de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. At the beginning of the […]

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