London, South Kensington
24 April 2002
A painted plaster model of the Crouching Venus, second quarter 19th century
After the Antique -- 36½in. (92.7cm.) high; and a painted wood and plaster mounted plinth, late 19th century, of rectangular form, with recessed decorative panels in the front and sides, (damages) -- 31½in. (80cm.) high (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Also referred to as the Venere nel Bagno and the Venere nella Conchiglia, the original was first definitely recorded in 1704 at the Villa Medici in Rome. However, there are other possible references to it on the site as early as 1598.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
From Surrey to Sydney, 5 homes around the world created by titans of 20th-century architecture — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each