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Italy
Carrara
Massa-Carrara

Toscana

Piazza Accademia

Giuseppe Mazzini

Genova 1805 - Pisa 1872
Italian politician, journalist and activist for the unification of Italy and spearheaded the Italian revolutionary movement. ; considered, with Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II, and Garibaldi, as one of Italy's 'fathers of the fatherland'
(Wikipedia)
Alessandro Biggi
1892

Carrara /  Giuseppe Mazzini   Carrara /  Giuseppe Mazzini

Description

Marble statue of Mazzini with a newspaper in his hands. On the pedestal is a relief of the Capitoline Wolf, with the date 1849, and at the foot flags and books.

Carrara - Giuseppe Mazzini Carrara - Giuseppe Mazzini

According to the Biennale booklet, the pedestal is sculpted by the sculptor Giuseppe Garibaldi (we haven't found any other source for the existence of this sculptor).

Inscription(s)

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MAZZINI
1892

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 44°4'42" - E 10°5'56")

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