1879 statue by Pietro Costa, “Istruzione Obbligatoria” (compulsory education).
Pietro Costa (June 29, 1849 – March 13, 1901) was an Italian sculptor.
He attended the Ligustica Academy of Fine Arts.
He continued his studies in Florence and Rome.
In Genoa, he collaborated with architect and painter Maurizio Dufour.
In 1879 he won the contests for the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II in Turin, which he realised in 1899, and for the monument to Mazzini in Genoa, inaugurated in 1882.
He also made many funerary sculptures in Staglieno graveyard, the statue of Francesco Redi for the Uffizi porch and the statue of St.Iacopo for the facade of Santa Maria del Fiore (1887).
He died in Rome in 1901; his grave is in the Cemetery of Celle Ligure (Savona) (Ref. Wikipedia).
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- "educación obligatoria", Escultura
- Pietro Costa (1849 - 1901)
- Periodo estimado
- Finales del siglo XIX
- País de origen
- Excelente estado - apenas usado y con signos mínimos de los años y de desgaste
- 36×14×14 cm
- 5400 g