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JUBILEE OF MERCY

Pope Francis last December 8, 2015 opened the Holy Door of the Vatican Basilica of St. Peter, cast in 1949 by Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry and the Holy Year of Mercy has officially started- Read the article “A tour of the ‘Fonderia Artistica Marinelli’ where the Holy Door of St Peter’s was cast” by Veronica Scarisbrick of…

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VATICAN RADIO AT THE FOUNDRY

The Holy Doors of St. Peter’s Basilica, cast by Ferdinando Marinelli’s family foundry in 1950, will be opened on December 8th by Pope Francis to commence the Jubilee year.  In anticipation of this event, Vatican Radio sent seasoned reporter, Veronica Scarisbrick, to visit the foundry and report on the ancient craft behind the Holy Doors. The…

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AGE OF BRONZE IIC LOS ANGELES

Simultaneously with the exhibition “Power and Pathos” at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Italian Cultural Institute invited the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry in organizing an exhibition of pictures related to the ‘lost wax’ casting technique.      

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BRONZE SALES EXHIBITION AT IL SALVIATINO

After the success of our exhibition “The Ages of Bronze” we are happy to present, from July 29 to September 13, 2015, a selection of our bronzes in the wonderful context of Il Salviatino. Info

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BRONZI, ARTE IN FONDERIA

On the occasion of the exhibition “Power and Pathos” at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, the Director of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Dr. J.M. Bradburne, has organized a workshop with other experts of ancient bronzes about the techniques of lost wax casting. Read the publication

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ATTENTION – ALERT !

WE FOUND OUT THAT SOME AMERICAN COMPANIES ARE TRYING TO SELL BRONZE SCULPTURES OF MICHELANGELO, MADE FROM ORIGINAL MOULDS OF FERDINANDO MARINELLI ARTISTIC FOUNDRY OF FLORENCE. AND THAT THEY PUBLISH ON THE WEB PICTURES WHOSE PROPERTY IS OF FERDINANDO MARINELLI ARTISTIC FOUNDRY OF FLORENCE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. AND THEY USE THEM ALSO IN THEIR BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP.…

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