Many of the medieval statues on the west front of Lichfield Cathedral were removed in 1744 or 1749. Most of the statues were replaced between 1876-1884 and are the work of the architectural and ecclesiastical stonemason Robert Bridgeman & Son.
Dante Alighieri was a 13th century Italian poet with the Divine Comedy one of his most famous works. The sculpture is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Paolo Emilio Demi and stands in a niche along the facade of the Uffizi Gallery.
Mariangelo Accorso was a 16th century Italian writer, translator and critic. Standing in a niche in Portico degli Uffizi stands a sculpture of Accorso with three books to his side. The sculpture is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Odoardo Fantacchiotti.
Located near to Latvijas Nacionālā Opera is a stone statue of Alfrēds Bruno Jānis Kalniņš. Born in Cesis, Kalniņš was a Latvian composer, music critic and conductor who founded the Latvian National Opera.
To mark the centenary of the his birth, the statue was unveiled in 1979 and is the work of the sculptor Karl Baumann.
Located in Piazza Mentana Square in Florence is the monument commemorating the fallen during the Battle of Mentana. The sculpture pays tribute to the 150 volunteer freedom fighters who lost their lives in 1867 near the village of Mentana, Rome.
The inscription on the front panel of the pedestal translates, “To the brave men who fell at Mentana. Consecrating Rome to free Italy.” The monument is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Oreste Calzolari and was inaugurated in 1902.
Francesco Petrarca was an Italian classical scholar and poet in the 14th century. The above sculpture stands in a niche along the facade of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. The sculpture is the work of the 18th century Italian sculptor and goldsmith, Andrea Leoni.
Benvenuto Cellini was a 16th century Italian sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician. In a niche along the facade of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence stands the above statue of Cellini. The sculpture is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Ulisse Cambi.
Located in a niche in a column pier along the facade of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, stands the sculpted figure of Giotto di Bondone. Giotto was an Italian painter and architect working in the 13th and 14th centuries. The above sculpture is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Giovanni Dupre.
On the facade of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, niches in the column piers alternate with sculptures. Nicola Pisano was a 13th century Italian sculptor and the above work was by the 19th century Italian sculptor Pio Fedi.