Giuseppe Mazzini (sculpture)

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Giuseppe Mazzini
The sculpture in 2007
Giuseppe Mazzini is located in Manhattan
Giuseppe Mazzini
Giuseppe Mazzini
Location in New York City
Year 1878 (1878)
Type Sculpture
Medium Bronze
Subject Giuseppe Mazzini
Location New York City, New York, United States
Coordinates 40°46′22″N 73°58′36″W / 40.772867°N 73.976667°W / 40.772867; -73.976667Coordinates: 40°46′22″N 73°58′36″W / 40.772867°N 73.976667°W / 40.772867; -73.976667

Giuseppe Mazzini is an outdoor bronze bust of Giuseppe Mazzini by Giovanni Turini, overlooking Sheep Meadow in Central Park in Manhattan, New York. The sculpture was commissioned by a group of Italian-Americans and was dedicated in 1878 with a speech by American Poet William Cullen Bryant.[1] It sits on a granite pedestal, which includes two inscriptions that translate to "thought and action" and "God and the people". In 1994, the bust was restored by the Central Park Conservancy.[2]


  1. ^ "W.C. Bryant and the Origins of Central Park". Bryant Library. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "Giuseppe Mazzini". Central Park Conservancy. Retrieved June 26, 2014.

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