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Sculpture at the Capitolio Havana

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Name:   The statue “The Tutelary Virtue” (La Virtud Tutelar) stands on the right hand side at the entrance to the Capitolio Building in Havana.  The statue stands 21 feet high.  There are two statues by Angelo Zanelli which flank the center staircase to the entrance of the Capitolio.  The other statue (a detail) called “Work” (El Trabajo) can be seen here.

Artist:   The sculptor was Italian sculptor Angelo Zanelli.

Location:   Havana, Cuba

Date:   The Capitolio of Havana building constructed in 1929

Architecture Style: Neoclassical style

Catalogue No. XC0124

Digital photograph of one of the sculptures in the front of the Capitolio Building in Havana, Cuba.

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