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. The document concerns the creation of an original size (517 cm.) Michelangelo’s David in White Carrara Marble that will be realized by sculptor Roberto Domina of Studio Bazzanti of Florence. The monumental work will not only be realized through the use of the mould taken from the original Michelangelo’s masterpiece preserved in the Foundry’s Gipsoteca, but they will adopt for the sculpting the same techniques as the great Renaissance master.

The Tritons’ Fountain in the media

Following, some videos about the Tritons’ Fountain restored by Ferdinando MArinelli Artistic Foundry:
 





VISIT OF THE MALTESE DELEGATION TO THE FOUNDRY

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 Delegation in the Foundry

The Delegation in the Foundry
Lunch with the Delegation