Religious Sculpture


Name:   Religious Sculpture

Place:   Hotel El Convento, León, Nicaragua

View:  This photo shows a close up of a wooden sculpture of a pious figure which now stands in the Hotel El Convento in León.  The Hotel El Convento was once the San Francisco Convent founded in 1639 by Pedro de Zúñiga, a Reverend Brother.  In 1995, plans were made to renovate the former convent into a hotel.  The Hotel El Convento opened in 2000.

Date:  The Hotel El Convento was constructed in 1639.

Architects/Artist:  Sculptor unknown

Style or Period:  Spanish Colonial/Baroque

Catalogue No.  XN0123

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