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Obelisk dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, Piazza G. Marconi, Esposizione Universale di Roma (EUR) 1942, Rome

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NOTES: The obelisk (sculptor Arturo Dazzi) was begun in 1939 but the war stopped work on it. Then, in 1959, Dazzi completed it for the 1960 Rome Olympics. The Piazza Imperiale, now the Piazza G. Marconi, was designed as part of the EUR master plan by Fariello, Moretti, Muratori and Quaroni.

Obelisk dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, Piazza G. Marconi, Esposizione Universale di Roma (EUR) 1942, Rome, with the Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico behind

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Dazzi, Arturo (1881-1966)
NOTES: The obelisk (sculptor Arturo Dazzi) was begun in 1939 but the war stopped work on it. Then, in 1959, Dazzi completed it for the 1960 Rome Olympics. The Piazza Imperiale, now the Piazza G. Marconi, was designed as part of the EUR master plan by Fariello, Moretti, Muratori and Quaroni.

Brace Radica square, Split, with statue of Marko Marulic

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Mestrovic, Ivan (1883-1962)
NOTES: The statue of the poet Marko Marulic (1450-1524) is by the sculptor Ivan Mestrovic.

Old market building, Monpazier: detail of south-west corner

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NOTES: Monpazier is a 'bastide' (fortified) town, founded by Edward I of England in 1285, it retains much of its medieval appearance. It has a grid plan, gates and some walls, a large church and an almost intact 'bastide' square flanked by stone arcades.

Main square, Montpazier

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NOTES: Monpazier is a 'bastide' (fortified) town, founded by Edward I of England in 1285, it retains much of its medieval appearance. It has a grid plan, gates and some walls, a large church and an almost intact 'bastide' square flanked by stone arcades.

Arcaded main square, Montpazier

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NOTES: Monpazier is a 'bastide' (fortified) town, founded by Edward I of England in 1285, it retains much of its medieval appearance. It has a grid plan, gates and some walls, a large church and an almost intact 'bastide' square flanked by stone arcades.

Bastide arcading, Montpazier

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NOTES: Monpazier is a 'bastide' (fortified) town, founded by Edward I of England in 1285, it retains much of its medieval appearance. It has a grid plan, gates and some walls, a large church and an almost intact 'bastide' square flanked by stone arcades.

Piazza di Spagna, Rome: looking towards the Church of Trinita' dei Monti from the foot of the Spanish Steps

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De Sanctis, Francesco (c. 1693-1731)
NOTES: Designed by Francesco de Sanctis, the monumental Baroque staircase of 138 steps was built in 1723-1726 to link the Bourbon Spanish Embassy in Piazza di Spagna to the Renaissance church of Trinita' dei Monti, consecrated in 1585.

Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museum, Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome, seen from across the piazza with a bronze equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius marking the centre

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Rainaldi, Carlo (1611-1691)
NOTES: The Palazzo Nuovo, which houses part of the Capitoline Museum, was built 1603-1655 by Girolamo Rainaldo and his son Carlo to Michelangel's design of 1536. It is a mirror-image of the Palazzo dei Conservatori on the opposite side of the square built 1564-1575 by Gicacomo della Porta, also to Michelangelo's design. The original statue of Marcus Aurelius is thought to date from 175 AD, and is in the Capitoline Museum. A replica was placed outside in 1981.
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