Al pueblo del dos de mayo de 1808

Madrid, Spain

Al pueblo del dos de mayo de 1808

A los héroes del dos de mayo or Al pueblo del dos de mayo de 1808 is an instance of public art in Madrid, Spain. A sculptural work by Aniceto Marinas, the monument is an homage to the role of the Madrilenian people during the 1808 Dos de mayo uprising.

Originally sculpted in Rome by Aniceto Marinas in 1891, the sculptural group depicts a winged statue holding a banner that emerges on top of a soldier, a cannon, a small boy and a number of corpses, male and female alike.



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