March 22, 2012
Jose Luis Zorrilla de San Martin. "Jose Artigas Monument"
One of the pivotal sculptors of Uruguay is Jose Luis Zorrilla de San Martin who created this sculpture of General Jose Artigas permanently located in Soho Square. The sculpture is the second cast from and original sculpture that stands in front Uruguayan National Bank in their capital of Montevideo. General Jose Artigas is a national hero in Uruguay for his role as their leader in their struggle for independence. The sculpture is one of six other sculptures around Avenue of the Americas of Latin American leaders.