Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Mirandola
Modena (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza della Costituente

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola


(Mirandola 1463 - Firenze/Florence 1494)
Italian Renaissance nobleman and philosopher
(Wikipedia)
Giuseppe Pisani
1824 (copy)

Mirandola /  Giovanni Pico della Mirandola   Mirandola /  Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Description

Bronze bust on a pedestal with four bronze relief portraits of his friends. The bust is a bronze copy of the marble original by Pisani in the church of San Francesco in Mirandola .

Mirandola - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
lorenzo
Lorenzo de' Medici

(Firenze/Florence 1449 - Carregi 1492)
Italian statesman and de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic
(Wikipedia).

Mirandola - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
ficino
Marsilio Ficino
(Figline Valdarno 1433 - Careggi 1499)
Italian scholar and Catholic priest who was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance
(Wikipedia).

Mirandola - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
savonarola
Girolamo Savonarola
(Ferrara 1452 - Firenze/Florence 1498)
Italian Dominican friar and preacher active in Renaissance Florence
(Wikipedia).

Mirandola - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
poliziano
Agnolo Poliziano
(Montepulciana 1454 - Firenze/Florence 1494)
Italian classical scholar and poet of the Florentine Renaissance
(Wikipedia).

Inscription(s)

GIOVANNI
PICO
1463 1494

Signature

ioseph pisani carrarensis fecit an. 1824

Sculptor

Tags

  • Ficino, Marsilio
  • Humanist
  • Humanist
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Philosopher
  • Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni
  • Pisani, Giuseppe
  • Politician
  • Poliziano, Agnolo
  • Priest
  • Savonarola, Girolamo
  • Scholar / scientist
  • Writer / poet
  • Location N 44°53'20" E 11°3'56"

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