Spanning from the trenches of the marble quarries with Michelangelo to the expanding frontiers of America, the Legacy of the Ghiglieri name continues in the prodigious sculpture and painter Laran Ghiglieri. Succeeding the notable careers of Great-Grandfather Battista Ghiglieri, who carved the regal marble lions that herald the edifice of the NYSE. Followed by his grandfather Angelo’s’ colossal marble sculpture of a Franciscan Priest located in Bakersfield, CA.
Most recently, his prolific father Lorenzo, who in the spirit of peace presented his Holiness Pope John Paul II, the King of Spain, and former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev with his conception of St. Francis of Assissi in bronze. Lorenzo’s’ majestic eagles have been presented to former Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Bush Sr., and William Jefferson Clinton. These sculptures now adorn our Nations White House.