Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Brescello
Reggio nell'Emilia (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Giacomo Matteotti

Peppone

Giuseppe Botazzi, communist mayor, one of two main protagonists of Guareschi's short stories, Mondo piccolo (1948), filmed in 1951 in Brescello with Gino Cervi (1901-1974) as Peppone
(Wikipedia)
Andrea Zangani
Arte Bronzo (Villafranca)
2001

Brescello /  Peppone   Brescello /  Peppone

Description

Bronze statue of Peppone standing in front of the town hall and looking at the statue of Don Camillo in front of the church.

In his coat pocket is a folded copy of the communist newspaper L'Unita with a portrait of Giovannino Guareschi.

Brescello - Peppine Brescello - Peppine Brescello - Peppine

Inscription(s)

2 giugno 2001
50° ANNIVERSARIO 1° FILM
"don camillo"

COMUNE DI BRESCELLO ( RE )
ASS. TURISTICA PRO LOCO BRESCELLO

ideazione e scultura
ANDREA ZANGANI

Signature

ARTE BRONZO fonderia artistica bronze villafrance - verona - italy

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Italy
  • Arte Bronzo (Villafranca)
  • Cervi, Gino
  • Fictional character
  • Guareschi, Giovannino
  • Mayor
  • Peppone
  • Statue
  • Zangani, Andrea
  • Location N 44°54'5" E 10°30'57"

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