Tag archive for ‘Statue’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Italia Icons – Michelangelo

It is perhaps the most famous statue in the world and a preeminent icon of the Renaissance, and of the city that produced the Renaissance… Michelangelo’s David was first commissioned in 1466, though not to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Benito Mussolini

This statuette was commissioned in the mid-1930s to glorify ‘il Duce’. It’s about 18 inches tall, but it carries a story much taller than that… The artist and sculptor Antonio Ligabue (1899-1965) was not More...