Neoclassical-style sculpture of Venus with iron base, reproduction made in molded marble (marble powder agglomerated with resins). Application of a terracotta finish patina.
The figure comes mounted on an iron base to enhance its beauty further.
Measurements: Width: 25 cm. Height: 44 cm.
Sculpture of Venus with iron base, an ideal figure for gifting and interior decoration (living rooms, lobbies, offices, and libraries).
In classical mythology, Venus, identified in Rome with the Greek goddess Aphrodite, is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. The myth recounts Venus’s birth from the waters, emerging from the foam generated by the fall into the sea of the genitals of the sky god, Uranus, mutilated by his son Cronus-Saturn. The aquatic origin of the goddess emphasizes Venus’s connection to water as a symbol of fertility, regeneration, and life. Venus was represented with symbolic attributes such as the rose and the mirror, and animals like the dove or swan, symbolizing love in all its facets, ranging from universal harmony to human desire and passion, beauty, and seduction.
Venus is attributed loves with various lovers, both divine and human, from Vulcan, the god of blacksmiths and fire, her legitimate husband, or his brother, Mars, the god of war, to mortals like the beautiful Adonis, for whose death she descended to Hades, or the Trojan prince Anchises, from whom she begot Aeneas, considered by the Romans as her mythical predecessor.
Decorating with reproductions of sculptures of mythological characters, gods, and heroes adds elegance and majesty to our favorite corners of the home, especially when placed on a column or pedestal. Through representations of Greco-Roman deities such as Apollo, Venus, or Bacchus, we not only showcase the aesthetics of classical art but also the rich symbolism of ancient mythology.
These pieces establish a connection between myths and their symbolism and art, recalling the enduring legacy of classical antiquity.