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Italy
Lavagna
Genova (prov.)

Liguria

Piazza Milano

Cristoforo Colombo

Statue of Christopher Columbus

Arnoldo Zocchi
1930

Lavagna /  Cristoforo Colombo   Lavagna /  Cristoforo Colombo

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus on a pedestal, on the foot a globe. On the back side a portrait medallion of Angelo Bianchi with inscription.

Inscription(s)

Front side of the pedestal:

A
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO

Back side of the pedestal:

MEMORE DELLE FORTVNE
CHE IL GRANDE NAVIGATORE ADDITAVA
ALLA LIGVRE CENTE
ANGELO BIANCHI
VOLLVA ERETTO
SEGNO DI RICONOSCENTE POSTERITA

On the back of the foot:

ANNO 1930

Signature

A. ZOCCHI.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 44°18'22" - E 9°20'36")

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