Venus at the Bath - Item #165
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:
36 Inches High
Also known as Bather, the original is 68.5 inches high. It was commissioned in 1756 and completed in 1767. The concept was loosely derived from Giambologna. Diderot praised it when it was shown at the 1767 Salon. Louis XV offered it to his mistress, Madame Du Barry, who placed it in the park of her home, the Chateau de Louveciennes.
Artist: Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain
Museum: Louvre Museum, Paris
Time Period: Neoclassical
1911 Catalog ID # - 2852