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War monument commemorating the victims of Nave


icona War monument commemorating the ...
Monumento ai caduti della frazione ...
Area: Piana di Lucca
District/Locality: Lucca
Address: Via del Cimitero IX, Lucca

The monument, situated at the side of the village church, consists of a base with concentric steps with a small stele in front and a dedicatory' epigraph. Above the inscription there is a bronze statue of a soldier dressed in trousers and a helmet. The martial pose, upwards gaze and arms resting behind a classical altar, highlights the physical vigour of the soldier ready for sacrifice.
Date

18/10/1925
Inscriptions

IL POPOLO DI NAVE/ AI SUOI FIGLI VALOROSI/ CADUTI NELLA GRANDE GUERRA/ 1915 - 1918/ XVIII OTTOBRE MCMXXV
(THE PEOPLE OF NAVE/ TO ITS VALIANT SONS/ FALLEN IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1915 - 1918/ 18 OCTOBER 1925)
Bibliography

Deliberation of Lucca Town Council 13 October 1925.

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