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List of equestrian statues in Italy


This is a list of equestrian statues in Italy.

See also: List of equestrian statues by country

Contents

Rome

  • Bronze Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, (second half of the 2nd century) 5 m. tall, located at the Piazza del Campidoglio. It is a remarkably well preserved bronze equestrian.
  • Monument to Victor Emmanuel II between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill. 12 m tall.[1]
  • Equestrian sculpture of Umberto II, Villa Borghese.
  • Equestrian of Emperor Constantine I by Bernini (1670) to the north end of the narthex in St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican City.
  • Equestrian of King Charles the Great by Cornacchini (18th century) to the south end of the narthex in St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican City.
  • Equestrian of Giuseppe Garibaldi by Emilio Gallori at the Piazza Garibaldi, 1895.
  • Equestrian of Anita Garibaldi by Mario Rutelli located 200m north of the Piazza Garibaldi alongside the Viale aldo Fabrizi, 1932.
  • Equestrian of Skanderbeg at the Piazza Albania.
  • Equestrian of King Carlo Alberto in the center of the Quirinale Gardens

Bergamo

  • Monument on the Bartolomeo Colleoni's tomb in Cappella Colleoni. Aureate wood by Leonardo Siry and Sisto da Norimberga.

Bologna

  • Equestrian of Giuseppe Garibaldi in the Via Indipendenza.

Brescia

  • Equestrian of Giuseppe Garibaldi by Eugenio Maccagnani at the Piazza Garibaldi, 1889.

Florence

  • Giambologna's and Pietro Tacca's equestrian of Ferdinando I de' Medici (1608) on the Piazza della Santissima Annunziata.
  • Cosimo I de' Medici by Giambologna (1598) on the Piazza della Signoria.
  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II at the Parco delle Cascine.

Genova

  • Equestrian of Giuseppe Garibaldi by Augusto Rivalta at the Piazza De Ferrari, 1879.
  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II at the Piazza Corvetto.

La Spezia

  • Equestrian monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi by Antonio Garella, 1913.

Livorno

  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II by Augusto Rivalta.

Milan

  • Equestrian monument to Victor Emmanuel II by Ercole Rosa at the Piazza del Duomo, 1896.
  • Equestrian of Giuseppe Garibaldi by Ettore Ximenes at the Piazzale Carioli ("Piazza Castello"), 1895.
  • Equestrian of General General Giuseppe Missori by Riccardo Ripamonti at the Piazza Missori by, 1916.
  • Clay model of the horse for equestrian statue to Francesco I Sforza was completed by Leonardo Da Vinci in Milan 1492; cast as an equine statue and placed in Milan outside the racetrack of Ippodromo del Galoppo in 1992. {See article at [2]}

Naples

  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II at the Piazza Municipio.
  • Equestrian of King Carlo III di Borbone at the Piazza del Plebiscito.
  • Equestrian of King Ferdinando I delle Due Sicilie at the Piazza del Plebiscito.

Padua

  • Donatello's Gattamelata (1453) on the piazza in front of the Basilica of Saint Anthony. It was the first full-size equestrian bronze cast since antiquity.

Perugia

  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II.

Piacenza

  • Francesco Mochi's monument to Ranuccio II Farnese (1620) at the Piazza dei Cavalli (Horses' Square).
  • Francesco Mochi's monument to Alessandro Farnese (1629) at the Piazza dei Cavalli (Horses' Square).

Savona

  • Equestrian monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Turin

  • Equestrian of Duke Emanuele Filiberto at the Piazza san Carlo.
  • Two equestrian statues of Dioscuri at the Palazzo Reale.
  • Equestrian of King Carlo Alberto by Carlo Marocchetti at the Piazza Carlo Alberto.

Venice

  • Bartolomeo Colleoni by Verrocchio on the Campo dei santi Giovanni e Paolo square.
  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II by Ettore Ferrari on the Riva degli Schiavoni, 1887.

Verona

  • Equestrian of Victor Emmanuel II at the Piazza Bra.

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