Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Bologna
Bologna (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Via dell'Indipendenza

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Nice 1807 - Caprera 1882
Italian general, politician and nationalist who played a large role in the history of Italy; considered, with Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II, and Mazzini, as one of Italy's 'fathers of the fatherland'
(Wikipedia)
Arnoldo Zocchi
1900

Bologna /  Giuseppe Garibaldi   Bologna /  Giuseppe Garibaldi

Description

Bronze equestrian statue. On a stone pedestal around which names of battefields are engraved: roma | voltvrno bezzecca digione | mentane | montevideo varese galatafimi

Inscription(s)

A
GARIBALDI


IL GIVGNO
MDCCCC

On a bronze laurel wreath at the front of the pedestal:

a
GARIBALDI
liberatore
nel centenario della
nascita le società del
popolo bolognese au-
spice la operaia maschi-
le memori e reverenti
o

Signature

arnaldo zocchi artefice

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°29'58" E 11°20'38"

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