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Gedenkstein Giovanni Segantini

Gedenkstein Giovanni Segantini
The world-famous painter Giovanni Segantini came to Savognin in 1886. Take a break at the memorial stone and see the landscape and light that inspired Segantini.


Segantini grew up in northern Italy. In search of new landscapes for his paintings, he came to Savognin in 1886. Inspired by the mountain scenery, Segantini painted numerous pictures in the following years. He spent a lot of time at Lai Tigiel and Alp Tussagn, his favourite place during the summer months.

By the way: Hike through the pictures of Giovanni Segantini with the book "Wandering like painted Graubünden" and find out how he used the landscape for his pictures. Discover where Segantini painted his paintings on a circular hike in the Savognin region and learn interesting facts about the artist's life. The book «Wandern wie gemalt Graubünden» written by Ruth Michel Richter and Konrad Richter can be rented or purchased at the tourist office in Savognin.


Gedenkstein Giovanni Segantini

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