Marià Aguiló

Parc de la Ciutadella

Sculptor: Eusebi Arnau, signed
Materials: White marble stone column on Montjuïc
Inauguration: May 9, 1909

The second year of the idea of the busts of the Floral Games was the turn philologist and bibliographer Mallorcan Marià Aguiló and Fuster (Palma de Mallorca, 1825 - Barcelona, 1897). As last year, the end of the feast of the Games, which took place in the neighboring Palace of Fine Arts on May 9, 1909, in the hall of San Juan, today Passeig Lluís Companys, attendees moved to Park Ciutadella for the opening.

Offering Marià Aguiló bust, work of Eusebi Arnau, it was conducted by Canon Jaume Collell. They also intervened to encourage the singers morning of Orfeo Catalan. In this case, the pedestal Aguilo included a phrase: "Pueblo his tongue cobra / he recovers himself." The opening day included another legend, also: "The eyes that death closes / the bada eternity.

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