Reproduction of a high-quality of the Venus of Canova statue made of molded marble (marble powder with resin). Finished with an aging patina based on natural earth, its stone-like texture and finish suggest the touch and appearance of an original ancient marble sculpture.
The sculpture is perfectly suited for indoor and outdoor decoration such as gardens and terraces, resistant to the elements.
Height: 172 cm. Base: 66 x 68 cm.
Approximate weight: 65 kg.
Marble sculpture of Venus in a refined neoclassical style, a reproduction based on an original sculpture by Antonio Canova located in the Palatine Gallery of the Pitti Palace in Florence. His contemporaries considered it on par with the best Venuses of antiquity. When Napoleon took the Venus de Medici to the Louvre, in Florence, the sculptor Antonio Canova (1757 – 1822) was commissioned to create a copy of the Roman statue. The result was a new work, the Venus Italica, which came to be considered one of his masterpieces.
Sculptures inspired by ancient, Renaissance, or neoclassical art, such as this statue of the Venus of Canova, become central pieces that stand out in our gardens and patios, transforming them into an inspiring corner that invites relaxation, reading, or reflection. Mythological characters, such as gods and heroes, blend with the vegetation, creating a special connection between history and myth, nature and art.
When incorporating reproductions of large classical sculptures like this Venus statue into interior and exterior decor, it is advisable to consider factors such as the size of the piece in relation to the spaces it will occupy, the natural and artificial lighting it will have, and the integration of the piece with other elements in the chosen space, such as furniture and other decorative objects (statues, vases and planters, fountains, etc.). Its presence can serve to highlight a special corner of the room or garden, adding an artistic touch to home decor and creating a unique and evocative atmosphere that inspires us with its beauty.