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Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza Napoleone

Maria Luisa di Borbone-Spagna

Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca

1782 - 1824
Spanish infanta; duchess of the newly created Duchy of Lucca, 1815-1824
(Wikipedia)
Lorenzo Bartolini
1843

Lucca /  Maria Luisa di Borbone-Spagna   Lucca /  Maria Luisa di Borbone-Spagna

Description

Marble statue of the Duchess with a lily-staff and a scroll, accompanied by a genius. The celebratory panels that decorated the pedestal are currently preserved in the Palazzo Mansi National Museum

Inscription(s)

a maria luisa borbonia
che di acqua salubre
lucca volle consolata
il comune
questo monumento
eresse
a serbare sempre viva nei futuri
l'autriche
del prezioso beneficio
mdcccxxxxiii

Lucca - Maria Luisa di Borbone-Spagna

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°50'29" E 10°30'8"

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