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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 PietĂ  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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FLORENCE AND THE CASTING FROM THE ORIGINAL MOLDS

Massimiliano Soldani Benzi, a Florentine, in November 1703 wrote to Prince Johann Adam Andrea I of Liechtenstein: So much money is spent and so much blood is shed in the war, that one can much more willingly sacrifice some expenses, in works of this fate, which they serve for eternity. The prince had in fact…

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TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY DONATION

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.

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Dr. Eftimie’s Door

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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ATTIS BY DONATELLO

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.

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MICHELANGELO ITALIAN SYMBOL IN THE WORLD

September 28th, 2017 It was signed this morning, on a marble block of Querciola’s quarry in Carrara, the agreement that sanctions and strengthens cultural relations between China and Italy. Promoters of this innovative alliance are the historic Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry and He University of Shenyang. The document concerns the creation of an original size…

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ANA TZAREV VISITED THE FOUNDRY

The sculptor of Croatian origin, Ana Tzarev, came to the Foundry to admire his “Bird of Paradise” almost completed. See other pictures Visit the Facebook page of the Artist See the biography of the Artist

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LA CROCE ARMENA

The 1.5 meter Armenian Cross completed for the Dervishian Foundation in Montreal, Canada.

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