Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Carpi
Modena (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza dei Martiri 72
(Teatro Comunale)

Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi

Busts of Famous Men from Carpi

(artist?)
1861

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Description

On both sides of the theatre of Carpi, opened in 1861, is a fence with a gate to the garden behind the theatre. The fence has on both sides four columns. On each of the columns a marble bust of a famous man from Carpi is placed. On the front the name is carved, with below on the column function and date; on the back of the bust is the donor written.

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
traiano boccalini
filosofo letterato
1556 - 1613
circolo nazionale

Traiano Boccalini
(Loreto 1556 - Venezia 1613)
Italian satirist and governor of Benevento in the states of the church
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
nicolò biondo
inventore della truciolo
† 1516
menotti giuseppe
ed angelo

Nicolò Biondo
(1456 - 1516)
Inventor of the 'truciolo', the processing of straw (thin strips obtained from the trunks of willow and poplar trees) for the production of 'trecce' and the making of straw hats.
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
guido fassi
inventore della scagliola
1584 - 1649
esercenti aicti e
mestieri

Guido Fassi
(Carpi 1584 - Carpi 1649) Italian artist and inventor of the 'scagliola', a process that creates marble effects with poor materials such as gypsum and pigments using an inlay technique)
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
ugo da ianico
inventore incisione in legno
1480 - 1520
comercianti

Ugo da Carpi
(Carpi 1470 - Roma 1532) Italian engraver, the first artist in Italy to use the color xylography technique
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
alberto pio
ultimo signore di carpi
1475 - 1531
pio don manfredotto

Alberto III Pio, Prince of Carpi
(Carpi 1475 - Paris 1531)
Last prince of Carpi, he was deprived of his rule in 1525 by emperor Charles V
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
iacopo berengario
chirurgo anatomo
1460 - 1530
toni benassi – luigi lugli

Jacopo Berengario da Carpi
(Carpi 1466 - Ferrara 1530)
Italian physician; wrote Anatomia Carpi (1535), which made him the most important anatomist before Andreas Vesalius.
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
galasso alghisi
geometra architetto
1523 - 1573
legali ed ingegneri

Galasso Alghisi
(Carpi 1523 - Ferrara 1573)
Italian architect, published in 1570 a book on architecture, specially of buildings in Rome
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi
bernardo ramazzini
medico patalogo
1633 - 1714
medici, chirurghi,
e farmacisti

Bernardino Ramazzini
(Carpi 1633 - Padova 1714)
Italian physician; his most important contribution to medicine was his book on occupational diseases
(Wikipedia).

Carpi - Busti di personaggi carpigiani famosi

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Architect
  • Berengario da Carpi, Jacopo
  • Biondo, Nicolò
  • Boccalini, Traiano
  • Bust
  • Carpi, Ugo da
  • Craftsman
  • Engraver
  • Fassi, Guido
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Inventor
  • Monarch
  • Physician
  • Ramazzini, Bernardino
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 44°46'57" - E 10°53'6")

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