Neptune by Giambologna – sketch


Lost-wax casting of bronze statuary
Work in a limited edition from the original model and
executed by the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli
Height: 2′ 11.4″
See the biography and other works by the artist


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.
The mold used to execute the bronze work using the lost-wax casting process was produced directly on the original by Ferdinando Marinelli Sr., and is currently in the collection of the Fonderia Artistica Ferdinando Marinelli

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