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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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Giuseppe Armani Cherie Society Collectible Figurine Mint Condition In Orig Box

Giuseppe Armani Cherie Society Collectible Figurine Mint Condition In Orig Box

$79.00

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Brand New, In Box, LIMITED EDITION, 1973 GIUSEPPE ARMANI TRUE LOVE SCULPTUREĀ 

Brand New, In Box, LIMITED EDITION, 1973 GIUSEPPE ARMANI TRUE LOVE SCULPTUREĀ 

$325.00

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Retired Florence Italian Giuseppe Armani Little Bride And Groom On Stairs Statue

Retired Florence Italian Giuseppe Armani Little Bride And Groom On Stairs Statue

$80.00

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Giuseppe Armani Garden Wedding 1992 Florence Italy Figure Statue 0189F finish

Giuseppe Armani Garden Wedding 1992 Florence Italy Figure Statue 0189F finish

$85.00

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FLORENCE GIUSEPPE ARMANI FIGURINE DATED & SIGNED1997 MOTHERS DAY , MADE IN ITALY

FLORENCE GIUSEPPE ARMANI FIGURINE DATED & SIGNED1997 MOTHERS DAY , MADE IN ITALY

$20.00

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GIUSEPPE ARMANI Florence 1993 Clown Limited Edition Happy Fiddler  #584 Signed

GIUSEPPE ARMANI Florence 1993 Clown Limited Edition Happy Fiddler #584 Signed

$300.00

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Giuseppe Armani Discovery of America Plaque MIB COA Limited Edition 573/2500

Giuseppe Armani Discovery of America Plaque MIB COA Limited Edition 573/2500

$450.00

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Giuseppe Armani Awaiting the Rainbow Hand Signed MIB Limited Edition

Giuseppe Armani Awaiting the Rainbow Hand Signed MIB Limited Edition

$265.00

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Luciano Armani Figurine N.203 Campioni Dello Sport Excellent

Luciano Armani Figurine N.203 Campioni Dello Sport Excellent

$7.82

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Giuseppe Armani Cinderella and Fairy Godmother Hand Signed Box and Certificate

Giuseppe Armani Cinderella and Fairy Godmother Hand Signed Box and Certificate

$1,899.00

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Vintage GIUSEPPE ARMANI Signed Capodimonte DACHSHUND Dogs Figurine statue

Vintage GIUSEPPE ARMANI Signed Capodimonte DACHSHUND Dogs Figurine statue

$149.95

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Giuseppe Armani Figurine

Giuseppe Armani Figurine "Belle" #1528C The Society Members Figurine 2002 Signed

$220.00

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Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine

Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine "IRIS", Made in Italy

$130.00

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Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine;

Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine; "DIFFICULT SITUATION", Made in Italy,

$70.00

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Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine

Giuseppe Armani, Florence, Figurine "DEAR FRIENDS", Made in Italy

$200.00

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