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100 years: the art of sculpture in Milan

From 1815 to 1915 the city of Milan became internationally known as the main hub of the art of sculpture. In the city artists like Medardo Rosso, Adolfo Wildt and Camillo Pacetti contributed to the creation of the so-called “Scuola di Milano” (the school of Milan) which constituted for a century the benchmark for the art of sculpture. The results of this tradition are spread throughout the city from the equestrian monument dedicated to the king Vittorio Emanuele in the Piazza del Duomo, to the Garibaldi’s and Verdi’s statues respectively in Largo Cairoli and in Piazza Buonarroti. Other examples of statues belonging…