Public Art : Garibaldi Monument
Sculptor : © Odoardo (Edward) Tabacchi
Description : A bronze statue of Guiseppe Garibaldi
standing on a rock. At the base is a lion, symbol of the strength of the people, and a female figure, an allegory
Unveiled : The Garibaldi statue was unveiled in
Location: The monument of Garibaldi is located along
the banks of the Po River, Turin, Italy.
Who was Guiseppe Garibaldi? : Giuseppe Garibaldi
(July 4, 1807 – June 2, 1882) the "Hero of the Two Worlds" was an Italian military and political figure who fought
in both South America and Europe.
Trivia : On the 10th March, 2011,
the monument was vandalized damaging the hand and nose of the female statue at the base.