Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Scandiano
Reggio nell'Emilia (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Spallanzani

Lazzaro Spallanzani

Scandiano 1729 - Pavia 1799
Italian Catholic priest, biologist and physiologist who made important contributions to the experimental study of bodily functions, animal reproduction, and animal echolocation
(Wikipedia)
Guglielmo Fornaciari
1888

Scandiano /  Lazzaro Spallanzani   Scandiano /  Lazzaro Spallanzani

Description

Marble statue of Spallanzani examining a frog through a magnifying glass.

When we were in Scandiano, the pedestal was covered with folded paper from the FestivaLOVE in Scandiano, the texts were mostly unreadable and therefore copied from the Chi era costui-website.

Inscription(s)

a
lazzaro spallanzani

xxi ottobre mdccclxxxvi

nato a scandiano
mdccxxix

morto a pavia
mdccic

Signature

G. FORNACIARI fece reggio e 1888

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 44°36'0" - E 10°41'10")

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