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The Ferrari was created in 2001 by Italian artist Livio De Marchi, an old-world master known for his incredible wood carvings. The boat was created to sail the canals during the annual Carnival of Venice festival. It took de Marchi five months to carve all 2,000 pounds of the Ferrari F50.   More about Livio De Marchi Livio De Marchi was born in Venezia where, still a child, he worked on ornamental sculpture in the Venetian tradition in the workshop of a crafting and in the meantime he studied art and drawing at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. His activity starts there, displaying at once an astounding skill in moulding materials.The material has been transformed by him with ironical sensitivity that brought him to create sculptures that keep perfection of detail as well spontaneity and essence. During his artistic evolution he worked first in marble, then bronze, and eventually in wood. But wood has always been his favourite material because it gives him a vitality which other materials do not.After opening his own studio, Livio De Marchi allowed his fantasy to run free, declaring his way of being, his interior world. After a deep inner Read more
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1995 Ferrari F50 Lurking through eBay for fine examples of collectibe automobiles, I came across this magnificent ferrari. Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale is thrilled to present this magnificent 1995 Ferrari F50. Finished in Rosso Corsa over Rosso, the F50 has been driven  very few pampered miles throughout its life. It has been expertly maintained by Authorized Ferrari Dealers and well-respected by its previous owners. The F50 is in superb condition from top to bottom.   Do not miss the rare opportunity to own a part of Ferrari History as only 349 were ever produced! The successor to the legendary F40, the Ferrari F50 was created utilizing all of the knowledge gained by Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One. Its 4.7L naturally aspirated V12 was developed from the 3.5L V12 used in the 1990 Ferrari 641 Formula One car. This engine predated the F50 and was used in the Ferrari 333 SP race car in the American IMSA series in 1994. The F50 utilizes a Carbon Fiber Chassis Tub, race-derived suspension, sophisticated Adaptive Damping Suspension, Magnesium Wheels, Titanium Wheel Hubs, and many Read more
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A little about the man behind the wooden Ferrari F50. Livio De Marchi was born in Venezia where, still a child, he worked on ornamental sculpture in the Venetian tradition in the workshop of a crafting and in the meantime he studied art and drawing at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. His activity starts there, displaying at once an astounding skill in moulding materials. The material has been transformed by him with ironical sensitivity that brought him to create sculptures that keep perfection of detail as well spontaneity and essence. During his artistic evolution he worked first in marble, then bronze, and eventually in wood. But wood has always been his favourite material because it gives him a vitality which other materials do not. After opening his own studio, Livio De Marchi allowed his fantasy to run free, declaring his way of being, his interior world. After a deep inner evolution his ironical ability to see life got the upper hand in letting him carve this kind of sculpture.
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