After the realization of the three replicas of the sculpture “Bird of Paradise” cast in bronze and painted in the colors and in the type of painting required, the Sculptor Ana Tzarev asked the Foundry Ferdinando Marinelli for the creation in bronze of another sculpture of the flower series, a giant poppy simply called “Poppy”.
It is a very complex job. One of the problems is the need to make Ana’s sculptures divisible into several parts to make shipping easier. And if for the “Birds of Paradise” it was complicated to be able to make disassembly and reassembly possible in several parts, for the “Poppy” the thing is very complicated given the complexity of the work, the dimensions, the weight and since it is painted on fire.
We are now at the stage of assembling all the parts of the huge flower.
The friends of Fonderia Marinelli, Susan and Ronald Welborn, have donated to the Texas Tech University, one of the largest university complexes in the State of Texas, four sculptures made from an original model by the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli: Apoxiomenos, Minerva Italica, Fiorenza e Poseidone.
Ferdinando Marinelli parla della Fonderia Artistica a “Capitani Coraggiosi” su RTV38.
The American surgeon and artist, Dr. Liviu Eftimie, performed the sculpture of the door for his new villa in Laguna Beach (California), ordering the bronze casting at the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli. He personally supervised the various processing phases in the foundry, taking part in the work.
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The replica of the Attis by Donatello, identical to the original, requires long hours of work for the retouching of the wax and for the finishing and the chiseling of the bronze casting.
The sculptor of Croatian origin, Ana Tzarev, came to the Foundry to admire his “Bird of Paradise” almost completed.
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May 13th 2017
An institutional delegation of the Government of Malta was welcomed today by the Mayor of Barberino Val d’Elsa Giacomo Trentanovi, the President of the Regional Council Eugenio Giani and Ferdinando Marinelli Jr. for a visit to the Foundry where the Restoration that will bring to the ancient splendor the monument for “La Valletta, European Capital of Culture 2018”.
The Armenian Cross 1.5 m. tall for Dervishian Foundation of Montréal, Canada has been completed.
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The restoration works on the tritons’ fountain begin.
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