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Study On The Deterioration And Conservation Of The Monument Dedicated To The Fallen In The "Risorgimento" Battles, Ravenna (Italy)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR030161

Volume

66

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

1185.44 kb

Author(s)

M. Macchiarola, S. Belacchi, D. Pinna, G. Ercolani, A. Ruffini & C. Fiori

Abstract

Study on the deterioration and conservation of the monument dedicated to the Fallen in the 'bRisorgimento" battles, Ravenna (Italy) M. ~acchiarola', S. ~elacchi~, D. pinna3, G. ~rcolani', A. ~uffini' & C. ~ i o r i ~ 'CNR -Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, Faenza, Italy. 2 Restoration Laboratory, Ravenna, Italy. 3 Artistic and Historical Heritage Service, Bologna, Italy. 4 ~ e p . of Stories and Methods for the Conservation of the Cultural Heritage, Univ. of Bologna, Ravenna, Italy. Abstract The stone monument erected in 1888 and dedicated to the fallen in the "Risorgimento" battles is situated in Ravenna's city centre. The monument consists of some white marble statues, which rest on a majestic pedestal made up of p~nk granite; some particulars in bronze (bas-reliefs and garlands) complete the monument. Due to its very poor state of conservation, the monument has recently been subjected to restoration and conservation works. The restoration intervention was supported by an an

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