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El Cid Campeador (sculpture)

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Type  Sculpture
Subject  El Cid
Created  1927
Year  1927
El Cid Campeador (sculpture) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Medium  Sculpture: bronze Base: concrete or Indiana limestone
Condition  "Treatment needed" (1994)
Location  San Diego, California, U.S.
Artists  William Templeton Johnson, Anna Hyatt Huntington

El cid campeador


El Cid Campeador is an outdoor equestrian statue depicting the Spanish knight El Cid by artist Anna Hyatt Huntington, architect William Templeton Johnson, and the foundry General Bronze Company, installed at Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama, in San Diego, California. The bronze sculpture was created in 1927 and dedicated on July 5, 1930. The statue measures approximately 11 x 9 x 7 ft, with a 16-foot diameter, and its concrete or Indiana limestone base measures approximately 11 x 14 x 8 ft. It was surveyed and deemed "treatment needed" by the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in March 1994.

Copies of Huntington's statue exist in other cities, including Buenos Aires, New York City, San Francisco, Seville, and Valencia.

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El Cid Campeador (sculpture) Wikipedia


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