Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Arezzo
Arezzo (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza San Francesco

Vittorio Fossombroni

Arezzo 1754 - Firenze/Florence 1844
Italian statesman, mathematician, economist and engineer
(Wikipedia)
Pasquale Romanelli
1864

Arezzo /  Vittorio Fossombroni   Arezzo /  Vittorio Fossombroni

Description

Marble statue of Fossombroni with in his right hand a scroll with the hydraulic engineering treaties about the reclamation of the swamps and having his hand on the head of a lion, which in turn has its right leg over a sphere: the allegory of power.

Inscription(s)

vittorio fossombrone
idraulico
ecomonista
politico

vittoria bonci vedova fossombroni
commise
enrici falcini fossombroni
dono
il municipio eresse
MDCCCLXIII

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 43°27'52" - E 11°52'52")

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