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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