Monument to Primo de Rivera (Jerez)

Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

Monument to Primo de Rivera (Jerez)

The monument to Primo de Rivera is an instance of public art in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. It consists of a bronze equestrian statue of Miguel Primo de Rivera, on top of a sculptural ensemble placed inside a fountain. It lies at the centre of the Plaza del Arenal.

The monument was proposed in December 1923 by municipal councillor Antonio Montilla Rivero after the September 1923 coup d'etat, and the proposal was unanimously accepted. The managing committee of the monument was appointed in 1925. The monument was funded via popular subscription. The design of the monument was awarded to Mariano Benlliure.

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