Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Carrara
Massa-Carrara

Toscana

Piazza Antonio Gramsci

Giuseppe Verdi

Le Roncole 1813 - Milano 1901
Italian opera composer
(Wikipedia)
Peppino Dell'Amico
1919

Carrara /  Giuseppe Verdi   Carrara /  Giuseppe Verdi

Description

Monument consisting of a large white marble stele with at the top a portrait medaillon of Verdi and on its sides a two classical figures in high-relief. The man to the right covers his face as if to want to get out of reality. Carrarese Peppino dell'Amico, The sculptor was inspired by the verses of the song composed by G. D'Annunzio in honor of Verdi "gave a voice to hopes and mourning, wept and loved for all."

Inscription(s)

A
GIUSEPPE VERDI
CARRARA

x ottobre
mcmxix


diede una voce alle speranze e a tutti
pianse ed amò per tutti

Signature

g. dell'amico

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 44°4'44" - E 10°6'3")

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