Reproduction of a sculpture of the Venus de Milo.
Decorative figure made of moulded marble, finished with a high quality aged bronze patina. Not suitable for outdoors.
Measurements: 47 x 18 cm.
Aphrodite of Milo, better known as Venus de Milo, is one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. It was produced between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to represent Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty (Venus for the Romans). The original is a marble sculpture 203 cm high. The arms and the original plinth were lost after its discovery. From an inscription that was on its pedestal, it is believed that the work is by Alexandros of Antioch; the original is currently on display in the Louvre Museum in Paris. The statue is named after the Greek island Milos, where it was discovered.