Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Bronze Statue of Venus or Aphrodite of Capua signed Pietro Masulli. A very fine patinated statue after its prototype the Antique statue of  “Venus or Aphrodite of Capua” by master sculptor Pietro Masulli who worked in Naples, during the Grand Tour 19th century Period. The goddess Venus or Aphrodite is represented semi-naked. Raised arms indicate that they probably held a shield, perhaps of Mars, used by the goddess to  mirror herself. Bronze – Lost-wax casting technique 49.5 cm high  …

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A.T. HODGKISS, Grand Tour Painting, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid

A.T. HODGKISS, Grand Tour Painting, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid

Description A.T. HODGKISS, 19th century Oil Painting on canvas, Grand Tour, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid, Greece ? or South Italy ? , signed and dated 1889 on bottom left. 65 x 100 cm A.T. HODGKISS, Peinture Grand-Tour XIXe, huile sur toile, Vue de ruines et pyramide, une île au loin, Grèce ? ou Italie du Sud ?, signé et daté 1889 en bas à gauche.65 x 100 cm

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Grand-Tour Brasero Roman Bronze Tripod with Satyrs

Grand-Tour Brasero Roman Bronze Tripod with Satyrs

Grand-Tour Brasero Roman Bronze Tripod with Satyrs Grand-Tour Brasero Bronze Tripod circa 1880 after the : Roman Original Brasero Bronze tripod with itiphallic Satyrs – 1st century BC – from Julia Felix house at Pompeii – Naples, Archaeological Museum (“Secret Room”). H. 90 cm; W. 56 cm; D. 42 cm (top of the basin). In the second half of the xixth century, European artists travelling about the archeological sites of the Mediterranean world created a particular pictorial style. The renewal…

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An Egyptian Nefertem Bronze Statuette

An Egyptian Nefertem Bronze Statuette

Nefertem Bronze Statuette An Egyptian Bronze Figure Of Nefertum, Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, Circa 664-332 B.C. This rare Bronze amulet represents the god Nefertem, son of Sakhmet and member of the Memphis Triad. Nefertem ; possibly “beautiful one who closes” or “one who does not close”; also spelled Nefertum or Nefer-temu) was, in Egyptian mythology, originally a lotus flower at the creation of the world, who had arisen from the primal waters. Nefertem represented both the first sunlight and the delightful…

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A Roman Bronze Oil Lamp Head of a Nubian

A Roman Bronze Oil Lamp Head of a Nubian

A Bronze Oil Lamp, Possibly Roman Or Workshop Of Severo Da Ravenna, Padua, 16Th Century 15,5 cm high Petit Palais   Severo Calzetta da Ravenna From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Severo (Calzetta) da Ravenna or Severo di Domenico Calzetta (active ca 1496 – ca 1543) was an Italian sculptor of the High Renaissance and Mannerism, who worked in Padua, where he is likely to have finished his training, in Ferrara and in Ravenna, where he…

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