Bust of Pietro Canonica

Busto di Pietro Canonica
Author: 

Renato Frediani

Type: 
Sculpture
Year: 
1964
Material and technique: 
Plaster
Origin: 
Inventory: 
inv. C. 523
Collection: 

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 artist was created a senator for life in 1950 “for having glorified his country with the greatest merit in the field of art”).

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Sala del Camino

The Room of the fireplace is so called because of its monumental fireplace in volcanic stone, created in 1581, which comes from Vetralla (in the region around Viterbo where the artist had a villa).

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