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The “Vitruvian Man”, a symbol of the Renaissance and its art, is still on everyone’s lips despite the fact that centuries have passed since its creation. Let’s talk about the work born from the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci. The pen and ink drawing on paper is preserved in academy galleries of Venice A controversy has arisen around this piece of history involving Italy and Germany.
The German-Italian dispute
The place of disagreement is the court of Stuttgart, in Germany, where another instance has been filed against the ravensburgercompany that markets the puzzle with the image of the Vitruvian Man.
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The Galleries had already obtained a precautionary order from the Court of Venice requiring the famous game company to stop using Leonardo’s drawing in its puzzles and in those published on the internet, also establishing a penalty of 1,500 euros for each day that the provision was not respected.
A similar pronouncement was issued in Florence, to protect Michelangelo’s David, on the basis of the Cultural Heritage Code.
In addition to failing to obey the Italian order, Ravensburger has appealed to the German courts, claiming that it is allowed to continue under copyright law, which prohibits reproduction of works until 75 years of its publication; after the first hearing held in mid-July, a ruling is expected in October.
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