Olindo Guerrini (1845-1916) aka Lorenzo Stecchetti

The simple tombstone dedicated to the Guerrini family commemorates one of the most important figures in Bolognese satirical culture.
In his 'Canto dell’Odio', dedicated to a lovely lady who refused to offer him her favours, he imagines uncovering her tomb and cursing her, ending with 'Here shall you ever die a new death, oh accursed / slowly being pierced with pins / and with your shame, my vengeance / between your eyes I seal.'
Certosa, Bologna monumental cemetery (Bologna, Italy), Sala del Colombario

All the details are available in Italian at www.certosadibologna.it

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