Classical Marble Figure of Venus

Small classical marble figure of a woman, likely the goddess Venus. She is depicted nude, her left leg placed slightly forward. Her fragmentary right arm is raised. Small figures of gods and goddesses such as this were popular in Roman funerary art. Provenance: Collection of Bruce Dayton & Ruth Stricker Dayton, Minnesota. (Without Stand) Height: 7 1/2 in x width: 2 3/4 in x depth: 2 in.