Venus of the grotticella by Giambologna

It has been carved in marble by Giambologna around 1575 for the Buontalenti’s Grotto in the Boboli Garden in Florence. The Venus, ready to enter in the water of the fountain, is famous for her elegance.
Height: 51.2″

 

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.