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Alfredo Bai

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Nationality  Italian
Died  June 1980, Trana, Italy
Name  Alfredo Bai
Known for  sculpture

Alfredo Bai
Born  November 27, 1913 (1913-11-27) Turin

Notable work  "Cristo delle Vette"

Alfredo Bai (born Turin, November 27, 1913 – died Giaveno, June 1980) is an Italian sculptor.

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Bai worked in the Arsenale di Torino, before he served as soldier in the guerrilla operation in the Valli di Lanzo during World War II. In the 1950s he discovered his vocation for sculpture, and realized different works in the whole Piedmontese region.

"Cristo delle Vette"

His most significant work is certainly "Cristo delle Vette", a monumental statue in bronze of Jesus Christ, which was carried and placed by the 37th Alpini Company, commanded by Costanzo Picco, on the top of the Balmenhorn in the Pennine Alps on September 4, 1955. Before the enterprise of transport, the 360 centimeters sculpture was subdivided into eleven parts, the head for itself had 54 kg.

References

Alfredo Bai Wikipedia


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