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Between 1900 and 1901, the Commission approved Ernesto Bazzaro project for Stefano Branca tomb, with a woman representing a soul ascending to the sky.

edicola branca

The original monument was removed in 1908 due to polemics about it, the actual Pietà by Michele Vedani seems static even if probably more suitable for this kind of place.

 

The tomb of Ernesto Bazzaro is situated near the Crematorium in West Cinerary Gardens; his bronze Self-portrait is set upon a simple stele bearing this epitaph:

bazzaro tomb

Here Ernesto Bazzaro ashes – once flame of genius, eternal glory of Lombardic sculpture – are collected.

Bazzaro is represented in many sculptural works at the Cemetery, as we can see for example in the Alfredo Lombardi memorial,

Exhaustion –  1894 – Section XVIII

Exhaustion