Verrocchio’s David


Andrea Del Verrocchio
Lost-wax casting of bronze statuary sculpture molded from the original by Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli
Work in a limited edition
Height: 47.2″


Also this sweet, young and smug David, sculpted few years after the Donatello’s one, is one of the most significant examples of the Renaissance sculpture that overturn the previous rules to return to the models of classical art.
Verrocchio sculpted this David for the Medici Family, bur in 1476 was bought by the Florentine Signoria. Is exhibited at the Bargello Museum.
The mold used to execute the bronze work using the lost-wax casting process was produced directly in Firenze in 1938 by Ferdinando Marinelli Sr.,and is currently in the collection of the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli

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