Venus de Melo (Reduction 2) - Item #79
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:
12 Inches High x 3.5 Inches Wide x 3.5 Inches Deep
Reduction of the full size sculpture (Item #117). Also known as the Aphrodite of Melos, circa 150-125 B.C.E. Possibly a replica inspired by an original from the late 4th century B.C.E. The sculpture was found on the island of Melos in 1820.
Museum: Louvre Museum, Paris
Origin: Island of Melos, Cyclades, Greece
Time Period: Greek
1911 Catalog ID # - 772