11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 176,500
Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000
A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Half-lifesized, the goddess depicted nude, bent slightly forward, standing with her weight on her right leg, the left advanced and bent at the knee, the right arm originally lowered with the now-missing hand once positioned over her pudendum, the support from a finger preserved, the left arm pulled slightly back and lowered, the arm perhaps once leaning on a support
25 in. (63.5 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Belgian Private Collection, 1971.
Swiss Private Collection, 1993.
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