Il Pensiero Statue
Public Art : Il Pensiero Statue (The Thought)
Sculptor : © Giulio Monteverde (8th October, 1837–3rd
Description : Colossal group in gilded bronze
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..