Sketch of Giambologna’s Neptune

Is the sketch that Giambologna did in 1564 to show to the Cardinal Carlo Borromeo, that wanted to create a new fountain for the Piazza Maggiore in Bologna. Is kept in the Museo Medievale of that town.

 

Height: 35.4″ 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.