A beautiful classic Roman statue of Venus by the Italian mid-century sculptor Gino Ruggeri. Ruggeri developed a method of mixing alabaster with resin to make it more durable and waterproof. The offered statue is a great example of this technique. Signed G. Ruggeri near the bottom. In great vintage condition, no damage or defects.
Height: 9.25" (23.5 cm).
Width: 2.75" (7 cm).
Gino Ruggeri, one of the most well known sculptors in Italy, worked for many years in Tito Bianchi's factory in Tuscany. The factory was known for creating religious and classical statues.
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Mid Century Statue of Venus by Italian Sculptor Gino Ruggeri