Hold Out! – a Norman Rockwell’s illustration

In this small oil painting, the famous American illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894 - 1978) depicts the great depression of 1929. A man with a pretentious appearance and the dropped air holds two plaster busts. The man is working as a delivery man and his clothing is comprised of ordinary non-coordinated slacks, jacket, and vest over...

a Closer look over Rome at the Caesar’s time

The Architectural Model of Ancient Rome is the main attraction of the Museum of Roman Civilization. It represents the most realistic and detailed reconstruction of the Rome of Caesars at the time of its greatest expansion under Emperor Constantine in the fourth century a.C.

Its construction is based on the main archaeological knowledge of...

Anatomy of Man by Edouard Lanteri

Some time ago I discovered a remarkable Ecorchè model hiding in a dusty corner of the workshop. My father bought it many years before in an antiquary shop and I remember it among the cast collection since I was a kid. I was very surprised when I realized that was exactly the famous Anatomy...

Things To Know Before Buying a Plaster Cast

During these recent decades, the passion for plaster casts and reproductions from the ancient works are having an amazing period of appreciation. Today we are seeing a new attention to the plaster casts and many collectors, art lovers and artists are going to make new purchases to increase their loved collections or just to have a...