grafico grafico

Monument to the fallen of the hamlet of S. Cassiano a Vico



Municipality: Common of Lucca
Recommended season: all the season
Opening hours: always opened
Entrance: free
Location: S.Cassiano
Address: a fianco della chiesa del paese
District/Location: Lucca
District: Piana di Lucca
The monument, located next to the church of the town, has a base on which three vertical podium bodies with an epigraph are placed. Above them is a sculptural group depicting a man holding a flag with a woman in his arms holding his son (a classic representation of the homeland embodied in the family).
San Cassiano a Vico
Caduti nella guerra
1915 – 1918
(seguono nomi)
dettero tutto alla patria
offrendole la vita
la loro gloria sia eterna
la loro memoria sia imperitura; in memoria dei morti
a causa della guerra
1940 – 1945
(seguono nomi).
1st January 1926
Pro-monument local committee
Scapecchi, G.
The bronze group represents the model of patriotic heroism centered on the family with the warrior man defending the family nucleus (depicted bare-chested, standing with the flag in his hand) and his wife with her child in her arms destined to treat the offspring . Added later names of the fallen of the First World War.
  • Resolution of the municipal council of Lucca 17th September 1926.
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