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Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Como Days of 1848

Vincenzo Vela1888 - 1889

Museo Vincenzo Vela

Museo Vincenzo Vela
Ligornetto, Switzerland

The original plaster model for the Monument in Honour of Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Como Days of 1848. The statue was commissioned to Vincenzo Vela by the city of Como (Italy) to commemorate the Risorgimento hero Giuseppe Garibaldi. The statue was to stand in Piazza Vittoria, where it is to be seen today. It is Vela's last monumental work.

Details

  • Title: Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Como Days of 1848
  • Creator: Vincenzo Vela
  • Date: 1888 - 1889
  • Physical Dimensions: w182 x h378 x d148 cm (Complete)
  • Original name in Italian: Monumento a Giuseppe Garibaldi e alla Giornate Comasche del marzo 1848
  • Exhibition: Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • Provenance: Swiss Confederation
  • Type: Original Plaster Model
  • Rights: © Museo Vincenzo Vela
  • Medium: Plaster

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