Chemin des Sculptures
Chemin des Sculptures

François Grimaldi "Malizia"

  • Artist : Kees VERKADE
  • Creation date : 1997
  • Materials : Bronze with brown patina
  • Collection : Palais Princier
To mark the 700th anniversary of the Grimaldi dynasty, Kees Verkade was commissioned to create a sculpture of one of the founding figures of the Principality of Monaco: the Genoese François Grimaldi, known as “Malizia”. It was on 8 January 1297 that the Guelph François Grimaldi, concealing his weapo...