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Giuseppe Armani - His Life and Artistic Legacy - Figurines and Sculptures

Giuseppe Armani was born in the village of Calci, Italy in 1935. It was not long before it became evident to his parents that he was born to be an artist as he drew everything he could see from the moment he could pick up a pencil. Now mind you these were not the usual drawings of a child. Young Giuseppe created drawings of extraordinary detail and realism. As he grew his skill continued to grow and soon he began to dream of attending the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. Unfortunately his plans to attend this esteemed school were unexpectedly dashed when his father died suddenly. His artistic education had to be postponed as he was now required by his family at home.

However Giuseppe continued to draw and his talent was soon recognized when a local priest organized an exhibition for the town's young artists. Giuseppe entered a sculpture of a male torso which was greatly admired for its detailed precision and its adherence to classical styling. The sculpture was taken to the Art Gallery in Pisa, located across the street from the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The owners of the gallery were amazed with its detail and beauty and immediately offered Giuseppe a permanent position.

With a job in Pisa, Giuseppe's dream of studying art was finally realized. He immersed himself in the masterpieces of the Renaissance and began to perfect his personal style. He began to work in sculpture and soon had admirers far and wide flocking to the gallery to see his latest creations.

In 1975, the Florence Sculpture d'Arte offered him a position working exclusively for their studio. He immediately accepted as he was promised complete artistic freedom to allow his talents to shine. For the following 31 years he created beautiful masterpieces ranging from traditional Capodimonte styling to more modern, contemporary sculptures. Some of his most popular creations were his Disney figurines. They consisted of Giuseppe's interpretation of Disney's most cherished characters such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, the Little Mermaid and others.

Tragically on October 28th 2006, Giuseppe Armani passed away suddenly, a victim of a massive stroke. His death was a great loss but his beautiful creations continue to live on as a testament to his artistic genius.

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Walt Disney's Dopey Figurine By Guiseppe Armani 0200C 1993 Florence

Walt Disney's Dopey Figurine By Guiseppe Armani 0200C 1993 Florence


$119.00


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G.Armani Figurine Kelly Lady Statue Porcelain LIMITED EDITION N Sculpture 1290C

G.Armani Figurine Kelly Lady Statue Porcelain LIMITED EDITION N Sculpture 1290C


$3,969.99


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G.Armani Figurine Dancer Vicky Statue Porcelain Capodimonte Sculpture Rare 1299C

G.Armani Figurine Dancer Vicky Statue Porcelain Capodimonte Sculpture Rare 1299C


$3,511.99


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Giuseppe Armani Loving Arms Porcelain Figure Mother & Baby Love 0880-E Hand Sign

Giuseppe Armani Loving Arms Porcelain Figure Mother & Baby Love 0880-E Hand Sign


$249.99


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Giuseppe Armani "Sunday Ride" 0531-C 1994 Figurine Mint Condition Original Box


$295.00


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Giuseppe Armani Signed Figurine “Allegra” 345C 1996 Members Only

Giuseppe Armani Signed Figurine “Allegra” 345C 1996 Members Only


$225.00


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Giuseppe Armani Italy 0135C MARIANNE LADY WITH CAT 1997 EVENT FIGURINE Mint Rare

Giuseppe Armani Italy 0135C MARIANNE LADY WITH CAT 1997 EVENT FIGURINE Mint Rare


$249.00


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Girl Sisters Figurine Giuseppe Armani Don’t Worry Magic Memories Collection IT

Girl Sisters Figurine Giuseppe Armani Don’t Worry Magic Memories Collection IT


$59.99


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Vintage "Puppy Love 1998" from the Armani collection by Giuseppe Armani


$69.95


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“Girl with Ice Cream” signed by Giuseppe Armani 1975

“Girl with Ice Cream” signed by Giuseppe Armani 1975

$45.00

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GIUSEPPE ARMANI FIGURINE “OUR MAGIC DAY” 1543C  9.5” TALL

GIUSEPPE ARMANI FIGURINE “OUR MAGIC DAY” 1543C 9.5” TALL


$199.00


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Giuseppe Armani Florence Figurine Maternity Mother And Child 0940F Italy 1982

Giuseppe Armani Florence Figurine Maternity Mother And Child 0940F Italy 1982


$39.99


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Giuseppe Armani Florence Italy Lady with Dog Yorkie #0421F 1987

Giuseppe Armani Florence Italy Lady with Dog Yorkie #0421F 1987


$69.99


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G.Armani Figurine Statue Porcelain Best Pet Yorkshire Terrier Capodimonte 2151C

G.Armani Figurine Statue Porcelain Best Pet Yorkshire Terrier Capodimonte 2151C


$3,983.99


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Giuseppe Armani Donald Duck

Giuseppe Armani Donald Duck


$631.01


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