Esquiline Venus - Item #167
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of patina options:
16 Inches High
Head from Item #122. The Esquiline Venus is a full-figure sculpture in the Capitoline Museum. The figure is most likely preparing for her ritual bath, as evidenced by the vase and cloth by her side. The stylization of her head differs from the realistic portrayal of her body which resembles art of the earlier Hellenistic period.
Museum: Musei Capitolini (Halls of the Horti Lamiani), Rome
Time Period: Ancient Greece - 5th century B.C.E./Ancient Rome - 2nd century C.E.