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Capitol, Rome: statue of Cola di Rienzo and the south tower of the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (Il Vittoriano)

RIBApix ref no RIBA30915
Architect/DesignerSacconi, Giuseppe (1854-1905)
Artist/PhotographerBissell, Gerhard
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1911
Image Date2007
ViewExterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceMG 3991
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Gerhard Bissell / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This monument, symbol of a unified Italy, was begun in 1885, inaugurated in 1911 and completed in 1935. It is also known as Vittoriano or Altare della Patria.

Subject tags

monuments, statues, colonnades