Statues, Ancient World, Venus, Aphrodite, Medici
"Venus de Medicis"
The Venus Medici is a statue created in ca 100 BC. In the 16th Century it was acquired by the Medici Family. This marble statue is 1.5 meters high. It was the model for Sandro Botticellis
"The Birth of Venus". The statue has been in the Uffici in Florence since 1815.
Fine copper engraving by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (1775-1843) after Bouillon.
From"Le Musee Francais, Recueil complet des tableaux, Statues et Bas Reliefs qui composent
le Collection National". Published in Paris from 1803 to 1815.
Original antique print
Very good condition except for minor spots on margin edges.
Image: 35 x 25 cm (13.7 x 9.8")
Page size: 60 x 42 cm (23.6 x 16.5")