After Antoine Coysevox (1640-1720): The crouching Venus resting on a turtle, patinated bronze on an oval gilt bronze base, about 1800

H 23,8 cm (incl. base)

 

The crouching Venus by Coysevox is part of the Louvre collection (Louvre MR 1826). The original model of Venus taking her ritual bath dates from the third century BC and was most probably made by the Greek sculptor Doidalsas of Bithynia. 

 

Estimate: € 1200 - € 1800