The meeting with Benedetta can’t leave anybody indifferent: those who discover in the hard journey of her life an encouraging word and a message of friendship and joy, have often the desire to communicate to others how they have been touched. Such a communication is done according to the feelings and talents of each, through words, writings, photographs. Therefore we don’t need to be amazed to know that many artists have portraited Benedetta, many others have dedicated their works to her name or even others have donated them to those who are supporting her cause, so that she may be known everywhere. This is why there is such an extraordinary expressive communication both by the greatest contemporary artists and by the little children of a grade school in Lugo, Romagna: all of them, great and small, have the same desire to share with others the gift of meeting with Benedetta. Enclosed are some images of such masterpieces. The original ones are displayed in Dovadola, at the seat of the Foundation Benedetta Bianchi Porro, and in the Abbey of St. Andrew.


Pietro Annigoni

Portrait of Benedetta


"it is good to know that a humancreature, who is stripped of all, can give so much" (Annigoni)


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     Francesco Messina

         The Morning of Resurrection


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          Antonio Berti



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