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MALTA AND THE “TRITONS FOUNTAIN” FASHION

The restoration of the wonderful “Tritons Fountain” in Valletta, Malta, has a very long and quite complex history: In January 1953 the Maltese Ministry of Public Works announced a competition for the design of a large fountain to be placed in the large square at the entrance to the city, also used as the terminus…

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A “PORCELLINO” FOR KASSEL

Since 1952 Kassel (Germany) has been a twin city of Florence, in Tuscany. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of this friendly European bond, a bronze replica of Tacca’s “Porcellino”, cast from the original cast in the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry in Florence, has reached Florentin Platz in Kassel. The fountain was inaugurated on…

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THE MARINELLI FOUNDRY ON UN TODAY

UN Today, the official magazine of the United Nations and UN International Public Officials and Employees, has published an article regarding the ongoing restoration of Paul Manship’s Celestial Sphere by the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry of Florence. See also: the restoration of the Celestial Sphere

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MICHELANGELO DIVINO ARTISTA

On display in the exhibition that will close on February 14, 2021, the positive plaster moulds of the Pietà Bandini and the Angel holding candelabrum by Michelangelo. The plasters were taken from the negative casts that were made on the originals that the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry keeps in its plaster casts library, and were…

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