STATUE OF HERNANDO DE SOTO

STATUE OF HERNANDO DE SOTO

In 1866 it was erected in the Square of Spain, a statue of the conqueror marble by sculptor Fortunato José da Silva and promoted by Luis Villanueva and Canedo.

It is a statue in the classic way round with armor, moving the left leg. The right hand rests on a helmet placed on a stone pedestal. His left hand holds a sword in a vertical incision on the floor. This game is set in a base where the battles in which he participated in Hernando de Soto who also recorded the names of his companions are recorded. This was a source, today there are only the heads of lions adorning the outlet pipes of water.

Address: Spain Square
Town: Barcarrota
Country: España
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