Fuente del Ángel Caído

Fuente del Ángel Caído

Fountain · Retiro, Madrid


The Fuente del Ángel Caído is a fountain located in the Buen Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain. The statue that crowns the monument is the masterpiece of Ricardo Bellver who realized it in plaster in 1877 while a 3rd year pensioner in Rome, inspired by verses from Paradise Lost of John Milton. He submitted it to the 1877 edition of the Exposiciones Nacionales de Bellas Artes where it received the first prize. The state acquired the work and presented it to the 1878 Exposition Universelle.

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Retiro Madrid, Spain


40.41106° N, 3.68253° W
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