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Florence: Casa Buonarroti, Michelangelo’s masterpieces in 11 bronze replicas
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Florence: Casa Buonarroti, Michelangelo’s masterpieces in 11 bronze replicas

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This article has been translated from Italian to English.

Firenze, November 14 – Until 10 January 2011 can be admired in the prestigious setting of the Museum of the Casa Buonarroti in Florence, eleven replicas in bronze, life-size marble of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, Madonna of the Stairs dall’adolescenziale , exhibited in the Casa Buonarroti tragic extreme The Rondanini Pieta the Castello Sforzesco in Milan. The event ‘to appreciate once again the work of excellent, high craftsmanship that takes place now for three generations in the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry second procedure tested by a more’ age-old experience. The bronzes have been commissioned by New Renaissance Art Foundry, a company ‘American dedicated to the dissemination of these works in the world and the United States is organizing an exhibition tour of the eleven bronzes entitled “The Experience Michelangelo.”
The tradition of Marinelli Artistic Foundry is based on three generations from now we can define famous artifacts, from bronze casting of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s, dating back to the jubilee year 1950, the spiral staircase access to the Vatican Museums. As for Florence, just mention the Bacchus Giambologna al Ponte Vecchio, the Pig by Pietro Tacca in New Market, the four figures at the base of Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini in the Loggia dei Lanzi: replicas that the Florentines were accustomed to see Meanwhile, the precious originals were stored.

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