The Orator

Is a portrait in original size of Aulo Metello of Perugia or Cortona. The bronze of the Etruscan aristocrat with sandals and toga, cast around the last years of the II century b.C., is a magnificent example of the Etruscan art of lost wax casting. The aristocrat is in the pose of talking to the crowd. It is at the Archeological Museum of Florence.

 

Height: 72.8″

 

All the Classical and Renaissance art executed by the Marinelli Foundry is created through moulds made directly on the original Works of Art at the beginning of the last century.  These original moulds are owned by and a part of the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry heritage.