Egidio Boninsegna stunning bronze sculpture Goddess of Victory and three horses.

Egidio Boninsegna (1869-1958)

A rare and impressive group depicting goddess of victory (probably Niké) with three running horses.
Spectacular sculpture from which an impression of force and speed emerges.
Marble base.
Circa 1920/1930. Signed to the base.

50cm 27cm 53cm

Egidio Boninsegna

A baker with his father, after various studies, apprenticeships and recognitions he managed to be admitted to the Brera Academy , where he was a student of Enrico Butti.
After winning a competition established by the Ministry of Public Education , he began a period of artistic improvement and study at the Royal Academies of Italy in various Italian and foreign cities, during which he had the opportunity to meet and see famous artists at work. He ended this journey with a series of final exams in Rome , in 1901.
He subsequently opened a studio in Milan , his city, and began an independent activity as a sculptor in marble , bronze and plaster.
He participated with his works in various exhibitions, obtaining recognition and success.
Since 1915 he has been a member of the artistic commission of the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan.
He is the author of the monument dedicated to the painter Filippo Carcano ( 1915 ), located in the public gardens of Porta Venezia , and of the commemorative fountain of the textile industrialists Ernesto De Angeli and Eugenio Cantoni , inaugurated on 23 July 1921 in Piazza Ernesto De Angeli, and dismantled in 1962 to build the metro stop.
In 1916 he was the author of the tomb of Arturo Levi in ​​the Israeli section of the Monumental Cemetery in Milan.
Active and tireless, he died in his home-studio in Milan. He is buried at the Maggiore cemetery in Milan.