Another aim of the foundation is to protect the
image of the author and, as much as possible,
to fight against the appearance of fakes on the
market. For this reason the authentic works of
the artist are being carefully archived.
2002 in Monza in the greenhouse of Villa Reale
was organized an anthological exhibition concerning
104 works of the painter under the title:
“Pompeo Mariani 1857 – 1927.
Poetry of nature, fascination of nature, fascination
of worldliness” promoted by the
City Council of Monza and by this Foundation,
with relative catalogue by Marilisa Di Giovanni
and Anna Ranzi and with the collaboration of Carlo
Bagnasco, Cesare Colombo, Alberto Montrasio, edited
by Silvana Editoriale (Arti Grafiche Amilacare
Pizzi S.p.A). In 2003 at the State Archive of
Florence was organized - from the 24th of May
to the 24th of June - an exhibition under the
title: “Cecconi, Mariani, Quadrone.
Hunt and nature in Italian painting of the 19th
On that occasion 29 paintings of the artist about
hunt and nature were presented.
Foundation has been for three years the official
sponsor of the important Theatre Festival Borgio
Verezzi on whose programmes have appeared some
works of the artist.