Joaquim Maristany (1942 – )
Born in Barcelona and educated as a mechanical engineer by the Universidad Politecnica of Barcelona, he has been building models professionally since 1979. Mr. Maristany takes pleasure in faithfully reproducing unique historic shadowboxes in the style of late 19th century European and American marine artists. His work can be found in the Barcelona Maritime Museum and in numerous Spanish national historical societies and private organizations. Since the 1980’s his work has been exhibited in France, Italy, Britain, Bermuda and the United States.