Funerary Monument of Marie-Louise Joséphine Dufresne

Vincenzo Vela1868 - 1868

Museo Vincenzo Vela

Museo Vincenzo Vela
Ligornetto, Switzerland

Vela executed this work for the tomb of a young girl. The girl is rigid on her bier, wears her best dress and has roses in her hair in an almost pitiless representation characterised by an exceptional verism.


  • Title: Funerary Monument of Marie-Louise Joséphine Dufresne
  • Creator: Vincenzo Vela
  • Date: 1868 - 1868
  • Physical Dimensions: w33.5 x h91.5 x d150 cm (Complete)
  • Original name in Italian: Figura giacente. Monumento funerario a Marie-Louise Joséphine Dufresne.
  • Exhibition: Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • Provenance: Swiss Confederation
  • Type: Original Plaster Model
  • Rights: © Museo Vincenzo Vela
  • Medium: Plaster

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