(Milano 1884 - Lierna 1971)
Measures: cm 26 x 43 x 43
Technique: Bronze sculpture
Signed on the base: ‘G. Castiglioni’; inscribed around the base: “Iddio vi pasce e davvi li fiumi e le fonti per il vostro bere” (God feeds you and gives you rivers and springs for your drinking)
Provenance: Milan, private collection
Notes: The sculpture is the model for the group of doves in the Fountain of St. Francis in Piazza Sant’Angelo in Milan, with the Franciscan episode of the Preaching to the Birds, made by Castiglioni in 1926.