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Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II

Vincenzo Vela1860 - 1865

Museo Vincenzo Vela

Museo Vincenzo Vela

This portray in colossal proportions of the King of Sardinia - and Italy after 1861 - was commissioned to Vincenzo Vela by the minucipal council of Turin. As he did in other portraits, Vela does not merely provide a naturalistic image of the man, but goes beyond it to include allegorical suggestions.

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  • Title: Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Creator: Vincenzo Vela
  • Date: 1860 - 1865
  • Physical Dimensions: w140 x h330 x d130 cm (Complete)
  • Original name in Italian: Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Exhibition: Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • Provenance: Swiss Confederation
  • Type: Original Plaster Model
  • Rights: © Museo Vincenzo Vela
  • Medium: Plaster

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