Guidarello Guidarelli Funeral Monument

Nov 20, 2020 145

MORE THAN 20 YEARS AFTER the murder of Guidarello Guidarelli, a Cesare Borgia official, at Palazzo Monsignani in Imola, the sculptor named Tullio Lombardo dedicated this incredible masterpiece to the unlucky knight in 1525.

During the centuries following the monument’s creation, it became legendary across the globe. According to legends, any woman who kissed the statue would be married the same year, while any spouse would eventually have a child as beautiful as the Guidarelli. 

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