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Francesco Mazzola detto 'il Parmigianino'

Francesco Mazzola known as Parmigianino

Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola (also known as Francesco Mazzola or, more commonly, as Parmigianino ('the little one from Parma')
1503 - 1540
Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker active in Florence, Rome, Bologna, and his native city of Parma
(Wikipedia)
Giovanni Chierici
1879

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Description

Marble statue. The base has two sides medaillons with woman'a heads, spouting water in a basin. On the other sides of the base are the coat of arms of Parma and the symbol of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George - a Constantinian cross, (cross with Christ's monogram (XP), in the horizontal bar AΩ and in the arms the letters IHSV).

Parma - Francesco Mazzola detto il 'Parmigianino'

Inscription(s)

al
PARMIGIANINO


il municipio
eresse

contribuì alla spesa
l'ord. costantiniano


mdccclxxix

Signature

chierici giovanni faceva nel 1879

Sculptor

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Location (N 44°48'7" - E 10°19'38")

Item Code: iter209; Photograph: 15 May 2017
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