Italy – The photo of Don Bosco smiling

21 January 2020

Turin, Italy - 1886 - Don Bosco had a well-proportioned face. His gaze spoke. His face communicated and knew how to convey serenity and joy to all those around him. The photo we show was taken in Sampierdarena, Genoa, on March 16, 1886, by Gustavo Luzzati. Don Bosco was 71 years old at the time. According to scholars, in this photo, Don Bosco shows a serene and friendly smile and the tender and affectionate gaze of a father.


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