On the 16th of December 2015 was held the presentation of the initiative of the palcement of the copy of the Madonnina in Regione at entrance NP of Palazzo Lombardia (Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1 – via Restelli corner – Milan).
The President of the Lombardy Region Roberto Maroni, of Mons. Gianantonio Borgonovo, President of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano, of Cristina Cappellini, Assesor of the Cultures, Identity and Autonomies of the Lombardy Region and Saverio Carillo, catalogue curator had taking part in the event.
The copy of the Madonnina, in scale 1:1, high 4,16m, with a weight of 1390 kg and with 4750 yellow gold leafs 24k, made with the ancient technique of lost wax casting, was made and donated at the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano by Fonderia Nolana del Giudice.
It is possible experience the complex work that allowed to combined the craftsmanship tradition with the most advanced techniques of digital reproduction, through the pages of the catalogue “Madunina di Milano”, that will be present during the opening ceremony.
The initiative, agree between the President of the Region Lombardy Roberto Romani and the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano, had bring this important sign of protection for the Lombardy people and for the world in this significant place. A tribute to the Milan symbol, but also at all the cities of Lombardy who always look at the Madonnina as an extraordinary symbol of their identity.
The copy of the Madonnina of the Milan Cathedral in scale 1:1
at Palazzo Lombardia
Piazza Città di Lombardia
Entrance Nucleo N1
Date and opening times of the exibition:
Sundays, on the occasion of the special opening of the panoramic viewpoint
From 10.00 am to 6.00 pm