Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Pisa
Pisa (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza Martiri della libertà

Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

Wien 1747 - Wien 1792
Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia from 1790 to 1792, Archduke of Austria and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790
(Wikipedia)
Various sculptors
1833

Pisa /  Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena   Pisa /  Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena

Description

Marble statue of Leopold II as Grand Duke of Tuscany, in Roman dress. The base is adorned with reliefs showing the Grand Duke's achievements:

Pisa - Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena
Reformation of agriculture by Emilio Santarelli.

Pisa - Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena
Protection of the arts by Temistocle Guerrazzi.

Pisa - Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena
Reformation of commerce Emilio Santarelli (with Mercurius)

Inscription(s)

AL GRANDUCA
PIETRO LEOPOLDO I
QUARANTA ANNI
DOPO
LA SUA MORTE

To Grand Duke
Pietro Leopoldo
forty years
after
his death

Signature

luigi pampaloni fece l'anno 1833

Pisa - Leopoldo II d'Asburgo-Lorena

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Agriculture
  • Guerrazzi, Temistocle
  • Leopold II (emperor)
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mercurius / Hermes
  • Monarch
  • Pampaloni, Luigi
  • Santarelli, Emilio
  • Statue
  • Trade (allegorical figure)
  • Location (N 43°43'13" - E 10°24'13")

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