This photograph was created in Italy (or in Italian territory) and is now in the public domain because the copyright has expired. According to the Law of 22 April 1941. 633 on the protection of copyright and other rights related to its operation , as amended by Law of 22 May 2004 no. 128, the general photography and devoid of artistic character and reproductions of works of figurative art become public knowledge since the beginning of the calendar year following the completion of the twentieth year of production ( Article 92 ). According to the text of the law, such simple photographs are defined as images of people or of aspects, elements or events of natural and social life, obtained with photographic process or similar process, including reproductions of works of figurative art and frames of films. Not included are photographs of writings, documents, business papers, material objects, technical drawings and similar products ( Article 87 ). The photographs considered works of art, however, become public domain 70 years after the authors death, according to Article 2 paragraph 7 and to Article 32-bis .