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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 the 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 on Alp Tussagn, his favourite place during the summer months.

By the way: Hike the pictures of Giovanni Segantini with the book "Hiking like painted Graubünden" and learn how he used the landscape for his pictures. Discover where Segantini painted his paintings on a circular walk 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 borrowed or bought at the tourist office in Savognin.


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