Attis by Donatello

Donatello sculpted and cast his Attis between 1440 and 1443. The bronze still has traces of the original gilding. It’s at the Bargello Museum of Florence.
Donatello created this dancing Cupid that steps on a snake with others symbolic attributes nor yet completely understood.

 

 

Height:  45″ (including marble base)

 

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.