Lot N: 0245
SILVIO MONFRINI (1894 - 1969)
31 x 55 cm
Signature at the back. Foundry mark Fonderia Artistica G. Curti Milano.
Born in Milan in 1894, Silvio Monfrini worked mainly in the Lombard capital and in the neighboring cities, including Monza. A pupil of Ernesto Bazzaro, his main works include the monument to Francesco Baracca (1931), located in the homonymous square in Milan and a sculpture in the Non-Catholic sector of the Cimitero Monumentale in Milan, as well as in that of Monza, where is another version of this bronze.
Comparative literature: A. Panzetta, "Nuovo dizionario degli scultori italiani", Turin 2003, vol. 2, p. 585.