Marble Fragment of a Venus Statuette

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 11.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3292
Provenance: Belgian private collection.
Condition: Fragment
Description: Exquisitely carved marble fragment of Venus, broken just below the breasts and above the knees. The abdomen with a highly set navel and fine curves. The weight of the goddess rests on the left standing leg stretched out, from a frontal view the female pelvis slightly turned to the right. The right thigh slightly raised, the free leg bent forward. Possibly a fragment of a standing Venus Anadyomene, once depicted wringing out her hair. Mounted.