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Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy.  Paul Goldfinger photo. Digital “print” from a medium format negative.  ©

The sculpture pays homage to the wild boar which is the favorite prey of hunters in Tuscany.  They go out on hunts with their dogs.

In some parts of Italy, the wild boar go tearing through the vineyards causing damage.

After the hunt the town’s families get together to drink the local wine such as Chianti or Brunello.  The boar meat is slow cooked for stew or for pasta with boar sauce containing morsels of tender meat.

IL VOLO   “Mattinata”   (live)


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