Leonardo da Vinci Statue

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Leonardo da Vinci statue is located in the middle of Piazza della Sacla, infront of the opera house (Teatro alla Sacala). This square is connected to the Piazza del Duomo by the Galleria Vittorio Emmanuelle II. 
In 1856, Accademia di Belle Arti in Brera held a competion to honour the Tuscan Artist Leonardo da Vinci. The sketch of the artist Pietro Magni was selected. The base of the sculputre is made of Baveno granite & the statues of Leonardo da Vinci  & his four disciples (Antonio Boltraffio, Marco d'Oggiono, Andrea Solari & Cesare da Sesto)  are made of white Carrara marble.


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