Raffaele Paolucci's statue

The statue is situated in the centre of Orsogna (Viale Raffaele Paolucci), the village of Abruzzo from where Raffaele Paolucci came from. He was a pioneer of the lobectomy in Italy.12

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It was made by Nicola D’Antino in 1967, and was inaugurated on the 25th of may of the same year.
This bronze statue represents him upright in uniform, with a hat in the left hand.

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On the marble base there is the dedication by the city of Orsogna (“ORSOGNA / A / RAFFAELE PAOLUCCI / DI VALMAGGIORE”), and also a plaque of the A.N.M.I. (National Association Italian Sailors).

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Bibliography

- Fernando Galluppi, Medici illustri d'abruzzo, Editoriale Noubs, 2011, pp. 185-205
- Raffaele Paolucci, L'affondamento della viribus unitis, Tipografia Agostiniana, 1945
- Raffaele Paolucci, E. Tosatti, Cancro del polmone diffuso alle coste, Tipografia P.U.G.,1949
- Raffaele Paolucci, Il mio piccolo mondo perduto, Cappelli editore-Bologna,1947

  • Photos by Jacopo Capparellimoc.liamtoh|7991onipocaJ#| and Salvatore De Pasqualemoc.liamg|99elauqsaped.erotavlaS#| (January 2018)
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