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Marked L. Leoni

 

Evoke the pathos of ancient love with this marble resin sculpture portraying the tragic bond between Venus, the goddess of love, and her beloved Adonis. This piece is a poignant representation of their story, which has been a subject of fascination in art and literature for centuries.

 

This sculpture is finely cast in marble resin, a material known for its ability to replicate the smooth finish and intricate details of solid marble at a fraction of the weight. It allows for the high fidelity of form seen in the delicate embrace and complex expressions of the figures. The white marble resin gives the piece a classic look, reminiscent of the original sculptures that might have adorned an ancient Roman villa.

 

The lovers are set upon a genuine marble base, lending the piece an air of authenticity and grandeur. The substantial base contrasts with the ethereal quality of the figures, grounding the sculpture in solidity. The signature "R. Leoni" on the piece suggests a modern creation, likely inspired by classical themes and the Renaissance revival of such mythological subjects.

 

While it may not date back to antiquity, this sculpture's craftsmanship speaks to a modern appreciation for the timeless themes of love and loss that were as relevant in the past as they are today. It is a perfect piece for collectors of mythological art, or for those seeking a dramatic and historical accent for their home or office.

Venus & Adonis Sculpture Statue - After Antonio Canova

$729.00Price
  • Measurements

    15” H x 7.75” W x 4.25” D

     

    Weights 6lbs 2oz

  • Condition

    Excellent, minor age-related wear. There is a small gap in the sculpture and base. (refer to pictures)

  • No returns or exchanges

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