Monument erected in 1929 to the Valencian impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla. The bust of the painter was made by the also Valencian José Capuz Mamano and on its base you can read 'SOROLLA MCMXIX' (1929). The pedestal comes from the Archiepiscopal Palace of Umbrete and was made in the Rococo style by Cayetano de Acosta in the 18th century. When used as the base of the monument to Sorolla, it was inscribed 'LA SECCIÓN DE BELLAS ARTES DEL ATENEO'.
MONUMENT TO THE PAINTER JOAQUIN SOROLLA
Posted in Fountains and Monuments, Guide of Seville.