19th Century Italian Bronze Figure of Venus Italica

19th Century Italian Bronze Figure of Venus Italica

Circa 1900
Stock Number: 7672/GSO
Height 147.00 cm [4 ft 10 ins]
Diameter 46.00 cm [1 ft 6 ins]
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A large 19th Century Italian Bronze figure of Venus Italica, circa 1900. The original Venus Italica was carved by Canova in 1812 as a replacement for the Venus Medici plundered by the French in 1802. It was then placed in the Pitti Palaze, Florence.