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Famous writer and poet

Lope de Vega Statue is in front of the Monastery of the Encarnation and as he was a famous writer... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
Good Sculpture

The bronze statue of Felix Lope de Vega was created by the sculptor Mateo Inurria and the project... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2014
Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We happened to walk by this statue while strolling around after visiting Palacio Real. It honors the highly respected Spanish playwright/poet/novelist who died in 1635 and who was one of the most prolific authors in history. It’s a nice statue to see if in the...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Located in the well kept grounds of the Monasterio De La Encarnacion is the beautifully detailed statue of Lope De Vega . Lope De Vega was a Spanish playwright, poet ,novelist and was a big name in the Spanish golden century of literature. The statue...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Lope de Vega Statue is in front of the Monastery of the Encarnation and as he was a famous writer he's suitably depicted with a text in hand. He died in 1635.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

In front of the Monasterio de la Encarnacion in Madrid is a statue of the important 16th-17th century Spanish novelist, poet and playwrite, Lope de Vega. Sculpted by Mateo Inurria in 1902, you will see a bronze figure of robed Lope de Vega, holding a...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We just happened to pass the statue of Lope de Vega (a Spanish poet), while exploring the area around the Plaza de Oriente. It is located outside the Plaza de la Encarnacion, (not the one in Seville), and in front of the Convent of the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2015

Just a few meters from the ''Plaza de Oriente'', this uninteresting statue in honor of Lope de Vega is only a low profile attraction, if you are around in the area, fine...visit it, otherwise don't worry, it's just a statue.  

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 24 May 2014

The bronze statue of Felix Lope de Vega was created by the sculptor Mateo Inurria and the project was created by the architect Jose Lopez Salaberry. The statue shows the writer reading a book. This monument is very good.

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