Thursday, 28 July 2016

Equestrian Statue Regisole Pavia

The Sun King
Antique Bronze Equestrian Statue
Pavia, Italy.
Originally in Ravenna and removed to Pavia in the 11th Century
Destroyed by the Jacobins as a symbol of monarchy in 1796 in the wake of the Napoleonic invasion.
It has been replaced with a modern version by Francesco Messina in the 1930's.
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