Woodworking and carving have gone together since the dawn of time, but not until Livio De Marchi has this craft been so elevated. As one of the world's finest wood sculptors, Livio De Marchi had created breath taking works of art such as those seen in the attached pictures. All of his creations are hand crafted and appear entirely life-like as though time has frozen them in wood.
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Born in Venezia, Italy, where he still lives Livio began his sculpting even as a child and studied art and drawing at "Accademia di Belle Arti" in Venice, where his outstanding talents first surfaced. He has also worked in different mediums like marble and bronze but wood remains his favorite because it gives him a "vitality" which manifests it'self in his works.