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Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

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Monumento ai caduti

War Memorial

Alfredo Angeloni
Fonderia artistica Michelacci (Pistoia)
1930

Lucca /  Monumento ai caduti   Lucca /  Monumento ai caduti

Description

Equestrian statue of classic warrior holding a flag in his outstretched right arm and holding with his left hand a statuette of the winged victory on a sphere.
The statue stands on a high column with at the long side niches with almost free standing statues of respectively the warrior and the sacrifice.

Lucca - Monumento ai caduti
Il Guerriero / The Warrior
Warrior with shield and sword

Lucca - Monumento ai caduti
Il Sacrificio / The Sacrifice
Mourning woman with a dead soldier

On the small sides two lion's heads.

Lucca - Monumento ai caduti

Inscription(s)

LVCCA
ai morti Per la Patria

svper omnia patria

usqve ad necem et vltra

Signature

fon. art. flli. michelucci pistoia

Lucca - Monumento ai caduti

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Italy
  • Angeloni, Alfredo
  • Equestrian statue
  • Lion
  • Michelacci (Pistoia), Fonderia artistica
  • Soldier
  • War Memorial (Italy)
  • Warrior
  • Woman (mourning)
  • Location N 43°50'17" E 10°30'11"

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