Dante Monument (Montreal)

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Dante Monument
La mort de Dante 14.JPG
Coordinates 45°32′04″N 73°36′42″W / 45.5344113°N 73.6117033°W / 45.5344113; -73.6117033Coordinates: 45°32′04″N 73°36′42″W / 45.5344113°N 73.6117033°W / 45.5344113; -73.6117033
Location Dante Park
Designer Carlo Balboni
Type Monument
Material Bronze (sculptural group), Grey granite (pedestal)
Width 2.2 metres (7.2 ft)
Height 3.6 metres (12 ft)
Beginning date 1921
Opening date October 22, 1922
Dedicated to Dante Alighieri

The Dante Monument is a memorial in Little Italy, Montreal.

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The monument to Dante Alighieri, by Carlo Balboni (1860-1947), was unveiled on October 22, 1922 in the Parc Lafontaine. It was a gift of Montreal's Italian community. The monument was moved to Dante Park in Little Italy in 1964.[1]

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