Boschetto Sculpture Garden

  • Angel

    Angel

    A lone angel stands in a remote corner of the Boschetto, the hilly grove wrapping around the upper portions of the cemetery.
  • Raggio Mausoleum, 1895

    Raggio Mausoleum, 1895

    The very large gothic mausoleum of the Raggio family, designed by Luigi Rovelli, 1895.
  • Teresa Pescia memorial, 1897

    Teresa Pescia memorial, 1897

    This naturalistic memorial is by the sculptor Lorenzo Orengo. We have restored his three masterpieces, the Bentley and Whitehead memorials, and Caterina Campodonico, “la Vendetrice di Noccioline”.
  • Genius of Memory

    Genius of Memory

    Titled “Genius of Memory”, an angel writing an inscription. Sculpture by A. Rivolta for the Bartolomeo Savi tomb, 1865
  • Glorious angel

    Glorious angel

    “A beautiful marble angel, magnificently carved with open, swooping wings”
  • Yearning

    Yearning

    A lone angel stands A somber woman at a quiet tomb, overgrown with plants. In time the plants, dirt and moisture can destroy the marble.
  • Jauch family memorial

    Jauch family memorial

    The Jauch memorial sculpted by Luigi Brizzolare, 1920. We sponsored the restoration of the Fletcher Memorial by the same sculptor.
  • Melancholy

    Melancholy

    This beautiful sculpture of a woman expresses the melancholy of grief.
  • Sisters

    Sisters

    This bronze sculpture of two sisters is from the Costa family memorial.

The hills and wooded areas of the upper part of Staglieno are filled with winding paths, lined with tombs, mausoleums, and memorials.

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