The Fortezzuola today Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The building dates back to the 17th century and houses the apartments of the Italian sculptor. After his death in 1959, the collection of his works there became the nucleus of a museum dedicated to the artist. His wife, who died in 1987, additionally donated to the City of Rome the furnishings of the apartment where they had lived. Pietro Canonica (1 March 1869 – 8 June 1959) was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life known for his portraits and commemorative works and master of equestrian sculpture
The Fortezzuola today Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The building dates back to the 17th century and houses the apartments of the Italian sculptor. After his death in 1959, the collection of his works there became the nucleus of a museum dedicated to the artist. His wife, who died in 1987, additionally donated to the City of Rome the furnishings of the apartment where they had lived. Pietro Canonica (1 March 1869 – 8 June 1959) was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life known for his portraits and commemorative works and master of equestrian sculpture
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
Modesty in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1920
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
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The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
Mario in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1920
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
Portrait of Pietro Canonica in the Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. A work by the Trieste painter Guido Fulignot, showing the sculptor at an already advanced age
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
Sketch for the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II in the Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Sketch in chalk for the central part of the frieze of the Altar of the Fatherland (Rome, Piazza Venezia). The work was never realized, as the sculpture was chosen as a member of the royal sub-commission and was therefore not able to participate in the competition. Canonica did, however, sculpt the marble statue representing the Tyrrhenian Sea on the Vittoriano Monument.
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
Bust of Pietro Canonica in the Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Model in plaster by Frediani , pupil of the sculptor. The marble work made by Canonica is displayed in the Hall of the Senate in Palazzo Madama in Rome
The Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.The room is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581 and part of the private apartments. In the reception hall, which is fitted out with precious furniture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, are displayed various works in marble and bronze and a number of sketches for sculpture executed by Pietro Canonica
Self Portrait in the Studio of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The painting from the sculptor dates from 1952
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
Sketch of the Monument to Pius XI in the Studio of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The plaster mock up is from 1941.
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
Sketch of the Monument to Pius XI in the Studio of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The plaster mock up is from 1941.
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
Stele for the Monument to Giovanni Paisiello in the Studio of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. A mock up made in plaster by Pietro Canonica for the monument dedicated to the musician, which was destroyed in 1943 by a bombardment. The work was copied and, in 1959, placed in a piazza in the city of Taranto
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
The Studio in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family. In the centre of the Studio is the side table with the tools Canonica used for his work, still dirty with plaster and the last pieces of clay remaining from his moulding of San Giovanni Bosco, the last work to which the artist dedicated himself
Stele for the Monument to Giovanni Paisiello in the Studio of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. A mock up made in plaster by Pietro Canonica for the monument dedicated to the musician, which was destroyed in 1943 by a bombardment. The work was copied and, in 1959, placed in a piazza in the city of Taranto
Armour of a Samurai in the Room of the fireplace in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.
Modesty in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1920
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
Countess von Garnier in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster by Pietro Canonica is a model of the work in marble, approximately 1903
Dream of Spring displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture from 1920 is an original replica by Pietro Canonica of his work in marble from 1898 conserved in the Civic Museum of Trieste
Woman s torso in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1896
Monument to Tommaso Vallauri in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster coated with bronze by Pietro Canonica is a model for the funerary monument in bronze, executed in 1907 – 1908 for the cemetery of Turin
Monument to Tommaso Vallauri in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster coated with bronze by Pietro Canonica is a model for the funerary monument in bronze, executed in 1907 – 1908 for the cemetery of Turin
Margherita of Savoy, queen of Italy in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster by Pietro Canonica dates from 1900-1903
The communicants displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble from 1920 is an original replica by Pietro Canonica of his work from 1901 conserved in Palermo in the Gallery of Modern Art.
Monument to Nicholas Nicolajevich in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model for the bronze original, designed for Manejnaja Square in St Petersburg 1911-1913. The equestrian statue was destroyed in 1917. Canonica consolidated his reputation as a portrait artist and creator of commemorative works at the Tsar’s court, creating numerous portraits of the imperial family The Tsar also commissioned two large celebratory works from the artist: the monument to Grand Duke Nicholas Nicolajevich and a monument to Tsar Alexander II. Both of these works were destroyed during the years of the revolution and remain only in the form of the two large original models which are displayed in the Room.
Funerary monument to Laura Vigo in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The model in plaster for the funerary monument in bronze, dated 1907 – 1908, by Pietro Canonica today located in the Cemetery of Turin.
The Barrage – Funerary monument for Signora Giulia Schenabl Rossi in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The model in plaster for the funerary monument in bronze, dated1924, by Pietro Canonica today located in the Cemetery of Perugia.
Room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The collection in this room consists mainly of portraits and commemorative works for the Russian royal family, made prior to the revolution, and funerary monuments commissioned by important Italian families.
Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Original model in plaster for a work in marble c.1910 by Pietro Canonica today located in St Petersburg, Paulovsk Museum.
Monument to Tsar Alexander II of Russia in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model in plaster of three sides of the base for the original in bronze by Pietro Canonica completed in 1915. It was destroyed during the years of the revolution.
Monument to Tsar Alexander II of Russia in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model in plaster of three sides of the base for the original in bronze by Pietro Canonica completed in 1915. It was destroyed during the years of the revolution.
Alexandra Feodorovna, Tsarina of Russia in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.
The Orphan Girl – in memoriam in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model in plaster for two funerary monuments in bronze by Pietro Canonica, the first from 1891 in the Cemetery of Mondovì and the second from 1897 in the Cemetery of Turin.
Monument to Tsar Alexander II of Russia in room III with portraits and commemorative works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model in plaster of three sides of the base for the original in bronze by Pietro Canonica completed in 1915. It was destroyed during the years of the revolution.
The third room with large scale celebrative, funerary and allegorical works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. As well as funerary monuments, the collection in this room displays several excellent allegorical works, the two models of equestrian statues dedicated respectively to the Latin American hero Simon Bolivar and to King Feysal of Iraq the base of the monument to Kemal Ataturk, which Canonica inaugurated at Izmir in 1932
The third room with large scale celebrative, funerary and allegorical works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. As well as funerary monuments, the collection in this room displays several excellent allegorical works, the two models of equestrian statues dedicated respectively to the Latin American hero Simon Bolivar and to King Feysal of Iraq the base of the monument to Kemal Ataturk, which Canonica inaugurated at Izmir in 1932
Monument of Josè Figueroa Alcorta, president of the Republic of Argentina in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Model for the monument in bronze that Pietro Canonica executed for the cemetery of Buenos – Aires De la Recoleta
The third room with large scale celebrative, funerary and allegorical works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. As well as funerary monuments, the collection in this room displays several excellent allegorical works, the two models of equestrian statues dedicated respectively to the Latin American hero Simon Bolivar and to King Feysal of Iraq the base of the monument to Kemal Ataturk, which Canonica inaugurated at Izmir in 1932
The third room with large scale celebrative, funerary and allegorical works in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. As well as funerary monuments, the collection in this room displays several excellent allegorical works, the two models of equestrian statues dedicated respectively to the Latin American hero Simon Bolivar and to King Feysal of Iraq the base of the monument to Kemal Ataturk, which Canonica inaugurated at Izmir in 1932
Door of the Church of the Abbey of Montecassino in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Original model in paster coated with bronze for the doors in bronze dated 1951 of the Abbey of Montecassino
Monument to Faysal I King of Iraq in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The model is in plaster from 1932-33. This last work is of particular interest as it is the only remaining evidence of the work, after the destruction of the original in the 1958 revolution.
Monument to Simon Bolivar in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The model is in plaster coated with bronze from 1954. The original of the monument is in bronze and granite is preserved in Popeyan, Colombia
Funerary Chapel of the Marsaglia Family in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The model in plaster by Pietro Canonica dates from 1904-1907
The Digger in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture by Pietro Canonica in white marble dates from 1910.
The vigil of the soul in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in glazed marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1901
Countess Arline Meade Labia in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. Portrait in marble by Pietro Canonica
Room IV is occupied by works inspired by sacred themes in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Along the walls are the stations of the Way of the Cross (1958), the sculptures depicting Christ at the Column, St. Peter, St. Paul of Tarsus and a Crucified Christ, the model for the bronze statue made by Pietro Canonica for the Palazzo delle Congregazioni Orientali in Rome.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Models and sketches, plaster busts statues and anatomical studies made by Pietro Canonica in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. This room houses the works in storage, which have recently been restored. Among these, there is a plaster bas-relief for the Monument to Alessandro Manzoni and Antonio Rosmini, and the sketch of the statue of Our Lady Immaculate, made by the artist for the city of Cosenza and replicated in the Abbey of Casamari.
Room IV is occupied by works inspired by sacred themes in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Along the walls are the stations of the Way of the Cross (1958), the sculptures depicting Christ at the Column, St. Peter, St. Paul of Tarsus and a Crucified Christ, the model for the bronze statue made by Pietro Canonica for the Palazzo delle Congregazioni Orientali in Rome.
The Digger in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture by Pietro Canonica in white marble dates from 1910.
Monument to Saint John of the Wood in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in plaster with coated bronze by Pietro Canonica dates from 1934.
Room IV is occupied by works inspired by sacred themes in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Along the walls are the stations of the Way of the Cross (1958), the sculptures depicting Christ at the Column, St. Peter, St. Paul of Tarsus and a Crucified Christ, the model for the bronze statue made by Pietro Canonica for the Palazzo delle Congregazioni Orientali in Rome.
Madonna and Child in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1918.
Room IV is occupied by works inspired by sacred themes in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Along the walls are the stations of the Way of the Cross (1958), the sculptures depicting Christ at the Column, St. Peter, St. Paul of Tarsus and a Crucified Christ, the model for the bronze statue made by Pietro Canonica for the Palazzo delle Congregazioni Orientali in Rome.
Christ Flagellated – Funerary Monument for the Falletti in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The exhibited sculpture in marble is a copy by Pietro Canonica for his collection of the sculpture in marble realized for a funerary monument from 1898 that is preserved in the Cemetery of Turin.
Room IV is occupied by works inspired by sacred themes in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy.Along the walls are the stations of the Way of the Cross (1958), the sculptures depicting Christ at the Column, St. Peter, St. Paul of Tarsus and a Crucified Christ, the model for the bronze statue made by Pietro Canonica for the Palazzo delle Congregazioni Orientali in Rome.
Princess Emily Doria Pamphilj displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The bust in glazed marble by Pietro Canonica from 1920 is an original replica of his work in marble from 1904 exhibited in the Gallery Doria Pamphilj in Rome.
Donna Franca Florio displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The marble sculpture by Pietro Canonica dates from 1900-1904. It represents the noblewoman and prominent protagonist of the Belle Époque Franca Florio, commonly called Donna Franca or nicknamed Queen of Palermo.
The Abyss in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1909.
Fuad I, king of Egypt in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sketch by Pietro Canonica dates from 1929.
Alexandra Queen of England in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster coated with bronze by Pietro Canonica is a model of the work in marble executed in 1910.
Edward VII, King of England in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster coated with bronze by Pietro Canonica is a model of the work in marble 1903-1904 executed for Isle of Wight, Osborne House.
Benedict XV in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster coated with bronze by Pietro Canonica dates from 1924 -28.
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
Dawn smiling in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1921.
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. It is the room of par excellence of portraits, except for the three allegorical works: the Abyss, Torso of a woman and Modesty. The area that connects the museum with the private apartment looks like a corridor, with an array of busts (almost all models are in plaster, patinated plaster, bronze and terracotta) placed on shelves along the walls and a selection of allegorical works in marble are placed in the center
The Abyss in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1909.
Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy in the room of the portraits (VII) in the Pietro Canonica Museum in Rome, Italy. The bust in plaster by Pietro Canonica dates from 1936.
Remembrance displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture in marble by Pietro Canonica dates from 1916.
After the vote displayed in the first room of the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The sculpture is a model of plaster by Pietro Canonica of the original in marble, bronze and stone dated 1893.
The first room in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. In this room are several of the artist s most beautiful marble works, mainly portraits, a genre in which Canonica excelled, being particularly famous for his subtle interpretations of the psychology of the people he depicted.
Magazine of the sculptures of Villa Borgese in the Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The important collections consists in the original dislocated in the Gardens substituted by copies to protect them.
The Fortezzuola today Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The building dates back to the 17th century and houses the apartments of the Italian sculptor. After his death in 1959, the collection of his works there became the nucleus of a museum dedicated to the artist. His wife, who died in 1987, additionally donated to the City of Rome the furnishings of the apartment where they had lived. Pietro Canonica (1 March 1869 – 8 June 1959) was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life known for his portraits and commemorative works and master of equestrian sculpture
The Fortezzuola today Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The building dates back to the 17th century and houses the apartments of the Italian sculptor. After his death in 1959, the collection of his works there became the nucleus of a museum dedicated to the artist. His wife, who died in 1987, additionally donated to the City of Rome the furnishings of the apartment where they had lived. Pietro Canonica (1 March 1869 – 8 June 1959) was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life known for his portraits and commemorative works and master of equestrian sculpture
The Fortezzuola today Pietro Canonica Museum in the Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome, Italy. The building dates back to the 17th century and houses the apartments of the Italian sculptor. After his death in 1959, the collection of his works there became the nucleus of a museum dedicated to the artist. His wife, who died in 1987, additionally donated to the City of Rome the furnishings of the apartment where they had lived. Pietro Canonica (1 March 1869 – 8 June 1959) was an Italian sculptor, painter, opera composer, professor of arts and senator for life known for his portraits and commemorative works and master of equestrian sculpture
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