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1971.343AB (RS80818)

Description

A) Neo-classical figure of nude Venus, contraposto pose; Pedestal, covered w/ drapery, surmounted by an urn which figure supports w/ proper right hand, is situated flush against her right leg. She raises a thick plait of hair in left hand. Plain square plinth of incised brick pattern w/ zig-zag hatchings. B) Green marble pedestal. Carved stepped base; plain dado; inverted stepped cornice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Material
alabaster (mineral)
marble (rock)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alabaster
alabaster (mineral)
Marble
marble (rock)
Neoclassical
sculpture (visual work)
STATUE
statues
People and organizations
Venus
Dimensions
13.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.343AB
GUSN
17415

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