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