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Grand Tour Cabinet Bronze Of Crouching Venus


£1,100 | $1,465 USD | €1,246 EUR
Item Number: SA620800
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cella
This antique has been viewed 41 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


19th century Grand Tour cabinet bronze of Venus the goddess of love surprised whilst bathing. Depicted crossing her arms in an attempt to conceal her nudity, she turns her head away in embarrassment. An image revisited throught history, similar versions can be seen in the Louvre, Paris; the Museo Nazionale delle Terme, Rome; the Uffizi, Florence; the Vatican Museums, and the Royal Collection. This version most closely resembles the marble in the Vatican Museums, which was excavated at Salone in the eighteenth century (and engraved soon after by Francesco Piranesi). Mounted on a marmo rosso antico and black marble plinth. Italian, probably Rome, after the antique, circa 1880.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 16 cm (6.3")
Width = 8 cm (3.1")
Depth = 6.5 cm (2.6")

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