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Female bust called La Mora
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Female head, possibly that of Theodora
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Agostino Busti, detto il Bambaia - Statue of a reclined Gaston de Foix
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Agostino di Duccio - Saint Sigismund travelling toward Agauno
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Bonino da Campione - Equestrian monument of Bernabò Visconti
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Stone tablet bearing symbols of the Evangelists
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Portal of the Banco Mediceo
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Tabernaculum with angels
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External fornix of the Pusterla dei Fabbri
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Votive statues from Ticinese Gate
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Lectern with nine skeins
Female bust called La Mora
Female head, possibly that of Theodora
Agostino Busti, detto il Bambaia - Statue of a reclined Gaston de Foix
Agostino di Duccio - Saint Sigismund travelling toward Agauno
Bonino da Campione - Equestrian monument of Bernabò Visconti
Stone tablet bearing symbols of the Evangelists
Portal of the Banco Mediceo
Tabernaculum with angels
External fornix of the Pusterla dei Fabbri
Votive statues from Ticinese Gate
Lectern with nine skeins

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Description

Milan's medieval city walls, reconstructed after 1171, were embellished with a particular decoration: that of a series of statues placed at the top of the main city gates and commissioned by Azzone and da Giovanni Visconti between 1336 and the mid 1300s. A Tuscan, Giovanni di Balduccio, was commissioned to design the entire sculptural series, but his signature is visible only in a few of the figures. The sculptures survived the walls themselves and at the beginning of the 19th century were added to the Museum's collection, starting from those of the Eastern Gate, which was demolished in 1818. The addition of five statues from the Ticinese Gate, substituted in 1961 by marble copies, is more recent. As is the Madonna on Throne with Child, and Saint Ambrose proposing the sestiere, which appears among the other sculptural groups. The Ticinese Gate also included the statues of Saint Peter Martyr, Saint Lawrence and Saint Eustorgius, representing the most important churches of this area of Milan.

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photo Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Milano
photo Pinacoteca del Castello Sforzesco

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Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli, detto il Morazzone

placeMilano, Lombardia, IT

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