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Divine Goddess

Result EUR416,000
Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 27 May 2019 - 14:00 (CEST) - Salle 4 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

Venus, Aphrodite… whether Greek or Roman, the goddess has lost none of her charms, expressed in marble through sensual forms and clinging drapes.

Roman, first century, Venus Genetrix, replica of a Greek original ca. 430-420 BC,... Divine Goddess
Roman, first century, Venus Genetrix, replica of a Greek original ca. 430-420 BC, drapery from a Naples-type statue of Aphrodite, white marble, old restorations, probably from the 16th century, h. 125 cm.
Result: €416,000
Despite the passing of the centuries, this Venus retained all her powers of seduction, and several collectors fought for her favours before one of them finally carried her off at €416,000. This splendid result…
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Monday 27 May 2019 - 14:00 (CEST) - Live
Salle 4 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009 Paris
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