Press Release

VESCOVO BUONARROTI ART, LLC Granted Landmark Vatican Observatory Foundation License; Receives First Worldwide Exclusive License to Market and sell replicas of Michelangelo’s ‘La Pieta’ by the Vatican Observatory Foundation.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ Amended — Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC (“Vescovo”), a Nevada limited liability company, today announced that it has signed the first-ever worldwide exclusive license agreement with the Vatican Observatory Foundation (VOF), to produce and distribute the official replica of Michelangelo’s “La Pieta”.

The agreement provides Vescovo with the worldwide exclusive rights to market and distribute the Vatican Observatory Collection-branded replica of “La Pieta”, by Michelangelo. The landmark agreement will seek to bring the Michelangelo sculpture closer to the viewing pleasure of hundreds of thousands (if not Millions) throughout the world by making them available to Catholic (and Christian) Churches, Hospitals, Schools, Collectors, and other organizations. This is the first time that an exclusive worldwide license for the sale and distribution of Michelangelo’s full size “La Pieta” has been granted; an act that will touch many of the lives and hearts of the 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide.

VOF, a fundraising arm of The Vatican Observatory, will receive a royalty resulting from all revenues generated by Vescovo’s sales which fall under its licensing agreement with the VOF. All royalties will go towards the furtherance of astronomy and scientific research.

The premier public launch and viewing of “La Pieta” will be held this weekend, January 22nd and 23rd, 2010, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. All interested parties wanting to attend can call Vescovo’s office at 801-224-6065 or may RSVP to

Information on Vescovo and its worldwide exclusive distributor regions can be obtained on its website at

CONTACT: Steven Bishop of Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC, +1-801-224-6065