Michelangelo’s Bust by D. da Volterra
Is the famous and authentic bronze bust of Michelangelo made by his scholar and friend Daniele da Volterra, created in 1564 by the mortuary mask of the Master. The lower part of the bust with the dress has been made in six different shapes, one of them is at the Casa Buonarroti of Florence.
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.