Holy Art

Statue of Don Gnocchi, Chatedral of Milano

 

Don Gnocchimarmo di Candoglia

Don Gnocchi
Candoglia marble

Work commissioned by the Don Gnocchi Foundation after the beatification of the Founder took place in 2009.

The sculpture was placed, after a solemn inauguration, outside of the Duomo in Milan, at the side of the smaller stained glass window of the apse, facing the Archbishop’s Palace.

Don Gnocchimarmo di Candoglia

Don Gnocchi
Candoglia marble

The statue, made of Candoglia marble, represents Don Gnocchi in the act of extracting a mutilated child, symbol of the innocent suffering and emblem of his charity work, from the rubble of war.