Il Pensiero Statue

Il Pensiero Statue, Rome, Italy, public art

Public Art : Il Pensiero Statue (The Thought)

Sculptor : © Giulio Monteverde (8th October, 1837–3rd October, 1917)

Description : Colossal group in gilded bronze depicting Thought

Unveiled : 1911

Location : The Thought statue is located outside the Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy.

Controversy : Some critics at the time were not too kind of Monteverde's work, declaring, the symbolic theme of this work, was foreign to the artist's mentality and the result was weak, lacking expressive or allegorical force..

 

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