Monument to Charles Albert (Carlo Alberto) and the Italian Risorgimento.
19th c Italian Beaux-Arts Sculpture
Rome. Quirinale. Italy.
Charles Albert, King of Sardinia from 1831-1849 declared war on Austria and gave his people a constitution. His revolt was crushed, however, and he abdicated in favor of his son Victor Emanuel. The Risorgimento refers to a series of revolts that led to the unification of Italy. It started in 1871.
ITALIAN | Monument of Carlo Alberto Resorgimento. | | Italian | Beaux-Arts
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