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The Arch of Peace

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  • Author Publifoto c/o Sergio Bergami
  • Paper Photographic
  • Kind of paper Satin
  • Genre Urban Landscape
  • Primary colour Black and White
  • Format Square
  • 24 x 24 cm - edition 100
  • 40 x 40 cm - edition 100
  • 60 x 60 cm - edition 10
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The arch of Peace was built in 1807 by architect Luigi Cagnola during the Napoleonic reign. This monument is still one of the five oldest city gates. Cagnola, project supervisor appointed by the Board Ornate, designed the final version of the triumphant architectural complex that had to receive the Viceroy Eugenio Beuharnais, Napoleon's stepson, in the capital of the kingdom of Italy. In this retro photograph of the late nineteenth century it is possible to admire a detail that recalls the troubled history of Milan hostage cities of two of the major European powers France and Austria at the end of the nineteenth century. and early twentieth century. They had carved up most of northern Italy.

On the top of the monument six in hand bronze, originally facing Corso Sempione (pro-French direction) it was turned toward the east by the Austrians in 1838 inauguration Austrian arch year.

[#collezione#]Souvenirs d'Italie[#/collezione#]

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