Monument to Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

Vincenzo Vela1861 - 1863

Museo Vincenzo Vela

Museo Vincenzo Vela
Ligornetto, Switzerland

Camillo Benso (1810-1861), Count of Cavour, was a leading figure of the Italian Risorgimento. The monument was realized for the Stock Exchange Building in Genoa, Italy.


  • Title: Monument to Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour
  • Creator: Vincenzo Vela
  • Date: 1861 - 1863
  • Physical Dimensions: w166.3 x h183 x d104.5 cm (Complete)
  • Original name in Italian: Monumento a Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour
  • Exhibition: Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • Provenance: Swiss Confederation
  • Type: Original Plaster Model
  • Rights: © Museo Vincenzo Vela
  • Medium: Plaster

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