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Venus Anadyomene
Venus Anadyomene  - Ancient Art Style Venus Anadyomene  -
Ref : 92484
22 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Formerly in a French private collection (Neuilly-sur-Seine), acquired in the 1970s and thence by des
Medium :
Dimensions :
L. 1.57 inch X l. 3.54 inch X H. 7.28 inch
Ancient Art  - Venus Anadyomene
Galerie David Ghezelbash

Ancien Art & Antiquities

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Venus Anadyomene

The posture is classic and faithful to the Greek tradition; she is in position
frontal resting on his right leg. The contrapposto generates a subtle dynamism. The anatomical treatment is fine and attentive to details, the marble realistically renders the modeling of the flesh. These elements contribute to the idealized naturalism of this female figure. The representation of female nudity has a history that begins with Praxiteles' Aphrodite of Cnidus in the 4th century BC. This sculpture disappeared in Antiquity, but nevertheless it served as a model or inspiration for many Hellenistic and then Roman sculptors.

Roman art, Ist-2nd century AD

Galerie David Ghezelbash


Ancient Art