Statue

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-17415

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

Descriptive Terms

statues
sculpture (visual work)
alabaster (mineral)
marble (rock)
Neoclassical
Alabaster
Marble
Neoclassical
STATUE

People and Organizations

Venus

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.343AB