Sculptures, Verona

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    the statue of Vittorio Emanuele II
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    the statue of Cangrande
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    Bird Watching

    by painterdave Written Jun 19, 2012

    It doesn't matter what statue in Italy you are viewing, there will undoubtedly be a bird sitting on it.
    Verona is no exception. I used to try and wait them out so that I could get a good shot of the statue, but they are more in a hurry than me. So I gave up.
    This statue is found near the arena in a small park. You will find your own statue with a bird, there are many of them here.

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    The statue to Vittorio Emanuele II

    by croisbeauty Updated Nov 1, 2011

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    The statue to Vittorio Emanuele stands in the central position on Piazza Bra, right opposite to listone. He was loveable king and Italians admired him alot. As far as I know, al capitals of Italian provinces have one monument dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II, smaller towns dedicated to him at least one of the major streets.

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    The statue of Cangrande

    by croisbeauty Updated Nov 1, 2011

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    The original statue fo Cangrande is preserved in the Museum of Cactelvecchio. On the top of his tomb, (Arche Scaligeri) in Via Indipendenza, now stands a copy of the statue.
    The Museum displays great number of exhibits, from Roman times of Verona to the times of mighty Scala family who ruled Verona in the Middle Ages.

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    A city of statues.

    by benazer Written May 31, 2005

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    A picture of a statue

    After taking this picture I sat by the statue and in 10 minutes about 20 people come and took many pictures,then a groop of young students come and they also took many pictures but this time with their mobile phones.

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    Berto Barbarani

    by croisbeauty Updated May 19, 2005

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    statue of Berto Barbarani

    Berto Barbarani, 1872 - 1945, was a great Veronese poet,known for his poems writen in specific Veronese dialect. The monument to great poet, work of Novello Finotti, stands on Piazza delle Erbe.
    He was "el poeta che rapresentava e rapresenta ancora la lengua dialetale Veronese". To those of you who don't know it, the main attraction of Verona, Arena is called "La rena" in Veronese dialect.

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    Venetian Lion

    by Azhut Updated May 18, 2005

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    Venetian Lion

    The winged lion represents St Mark, the patron saint of Venice. In medieval times Verona became a free municipality and reached its maximum slendour with the dynasty of the Scala family. After a brief dominion under the Visconti and Carraresi, in 1405 the city spontaneously accepted the rule of the Serenissima Republic. Venice's dominion thus lasted about four hundred years, until the Frebch invasion of 1797. with the Treaty of Campoformio (october 1797), Napoleon consigned Verona and much of its territory to Austria.

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    Paolo Veronese

    by croisbeauty Updated Mar 21, 2005

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    Paolo Veronese

    The monument to Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) is situated in a small park on the left bank of the River Adige, where Rigaste Redentore meets Lungadige Re Teodorico.
    Paolo Veronese is painter who, along with Titian and Tintoretto, was one of the foremost artists in the 16th century Venice. He was known for his innovative distinctive style, from allegorical paintings, portraits to mythological scenes. His great works can be seen in Doge's Palace and churches San Giorgio and San Sebastiano.

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