Statues - Hither & Thither

San Marino
Faetano

Piazza del Massaro 5
(Casa del Castello)

Le finestre dei Capitani

The Captains' Windows

Luigi Enzo Mattei
2010

Faetano /  Le finestre dei Capitani   Faetano /  Le finestre dei Capitani

Description

Two reliefs in blind windows of the Casa del Castello (town hall).

Faetano - Le finestre dei Capitani
A 'Capitano di Castello' ('mayor') in dress of the 15th century. He holds a scroll with the date A.D. MCCCCLXIII - Faetano was attached voluntarily to San Marino in 1463 in the last territorial expansion.

Faetano - Le finestre dei Capitani
Depicted are the Captain Regents, one of which is a woman. This relief is the first to represent a woman in the garments of the highest state office.
They hold a scroll with the date A.D. CCCI F.R. - In 301 the republic of San Marino was founded.

Signature

(301 relief): Luigi E Matei

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 43°55'31" - E 12°29'58")

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Item Code: sm57; Photograph: 11 May 2017
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