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Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi

Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi Plaster & stucco worker
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Italian
Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:30
Phone:
+39 02341028
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Art by imitation

  • • The company's replicas are all made out of plaster
  • • The moulds are in silicone rubber
  • • It can take up to one year to reproduce a large sculpture

Fumagalli & Dossi is probably the largest supplier of plaster casts in Italy for art schools. Founded in 1974, after Agostino Fumagalli and Mario Dossi took over the workshop that had belonged to their master, Cesare Bertolazzi, the company has now built an impressive collection of casts. Its catalogue lists over 500 models, including busts, friezes, statues and reliefs, all perfect replicas of original works of art. The two artisans – who were later joined in the workshop by Agostino's son, Roberto – are at the forefront of experimentation. The moulds used to produce the plaster copies are made in their own laboratories, with the help of innovative and technologically up-to-date materials.

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Works

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Bust of Costanza Bonarelli

Plaster cast of an original work by Gian Lorenzo Bernini from 1635. The sculpture is exhibited at the Bargello National Museum in Florence.

Height 50 cm
Width 35 cm
Depth 26 cm

Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi Plaster & stucco worker
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Bust of the Duchessa di Urbino

Plaster cast of an original work by Desiderio da Settignano from the 15th century. The bust is exhibited at the Staatliche Museum, Berlin.

Height 50 cm
Width 45 cm
Depth 25 cm

Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi Plaster & stucco worker
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Head of David

Plaster cast of the original masterpiece by Michelangelo created in marble between 1501 and 1504. David is exhibited at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence.

Height 120 cm
Width 80 cm
Depth 80 cm

Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi Plaster & stucco worker
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Horse for Sestiga

Plaster cast of one of the horses in the Sestiga of the sculpture in the Arco della Pace in Milan by Abbondio Sangiorgio, 1825-31.

Height 63 cm
Width 55 cm

Roberto Fumagalli & Mario Dossi Plaster & stucco worker

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