Parc de la Ciutadella
Sculptor: Manuel Fluxà, signed
Materials: White marble stone column on Montjuïc
Inauguration: October 14, 1917
The last bust placed in the Parc de la Ciutadella is the only one dedicated to a woman, the painter Pepita Teixidor (Barcelona, from 1875 to 1914). It was an initiative of the Barcelona feminist Carmen Karr, director of the magazine Feminal, but to be more operational organizers formed two committees, one for women and another for men, in order to get the funds they needed to make sculpture.
Friends of Pepita and his brother, the painter Modest Teixidor, also contributed to the donation of some works to be rifessin in a raffle at the Sala Parés, the room most popular exhibitions of the time, and thus collect more money. Finally, they commissioned the bust Manuel Fuxà. The inaugurated on October 14, 1917 with a speech by feminist writer Dolores Monserdà, which was answered by the poet, cartoonist and playwright Apel·les Mestres. Attendees received a card with reproduction of the monument Fuxà and a poem Masters behind.
S. Pere, S. Caterina i La Ribera
- Parc de La Ciutadella
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