Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Brescello
Reggio nell'Emilia (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Garibaldi

Antonio Panizzi

Brescello 1797 - London 1879
better known as Sir Anthony Panizzi, was a naturalised British librarian of Italian birth and an Italian patriot. He was the Principal Librarian (i.e. head) of the British Museum from 1856 to 1866
(Wikipedia)
Ettore Ferrari & Carlo Pisi
1912

Brescello /  Antonio Panizzi   Brescello /  Antonio Panizzi

Description

Stone half figure; on the pedestal is an allegorical relief 'La fermezza coronata dalla vittoria' - The firmness crowned by victory.

Brescello - Antonio Panizzi

The original bronze bust made by Ferrari was molten during World War II and in 1946 replaced with a marble copy made by Carlo Pisi.

Inscription(s)

antonio panizzi
i concittadini
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mcmcxii

n. 1797
m. 1879

An extra plaque was added at the 150th anniversary of Panizzi's birth.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Italy
  • Ferrari, Ettore
  • Firmness
  • Half figure
  • Librarian
  • Panizzi, Antonio
  • Pisi, Carlo
  • Victory
  • Locatie (N 44°54'0" - E 10°30'56")

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