Chemin des Sculptures
Chemin des Sculptures

Il Cardinale Seduto

  • Artist : Giacomo MANZU
  • Creation date : 1982
  • Materials : Bronze with brown patina
  • Collection : NMNM
While visiting Rome in 1934, Manzù saw Pope Pius XI sitting among the College of Cardinals in Saint Peter’s Basilica, and the scene left a lasting impression on him. With their rigid posture and stillness, the Cardinals seemed to him as statues. From 1938, Manzù created a series sculptures on the th...