Classic Figure Sculptor A Santini Made In Italy Aphrodite Statue
She is gorgeous. She is delicate, She is candy white, Aphrodite. By research, the Marble like sculpture inspires from Sculpute of Venere Callipige Napoli, or Venus Callipyge or Aphrodite Kallipyge. The sculptor A. Santini , stands for Amilcare Santini , 1910-1975. beautiful with 16" H. x 6" W. Octagonal Base of 4" x 5" . Excellent condition. Heavy weights approx. 5 lbs.
Tuscan native, born near Florence, Italy. Became apprentice to famous sculptor Colombini @age 12. Came to Florence, attended college for four years. implemented process of marble, alabaster, and resin in combination.
noted on the label : Classic Figure Sculptor A. Santini Made in Italy.
Characteristic, likely of marble carrara , alabaster with incredible detailing, beautiful carving. she is modeled on a golden decorative chair to create statement & drama.
Artist implemented process of marble, alabaster and resin in combination. He became finest Sculptor of His Period.