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..., Stories | No Comments » A Classic Beauty January 12th, 2013 | posted by James Gillis Venus a La Tortue, after Antoine Coysevox Collecting art is one of the most enjoyable pastimes. The thrill of the hunt......and collect intently on just that subject. We have a sculpture in the gallery that would be an impressive piece for both a classical or encyclopedic collection. Venus á La Tortue depicts the captivating goddess......, Venus embodies the idealized female with her perfectly sculpted face and delicately proportioned body. Created after the artist Antoine Coysevox (1640-1720), a similar piece is housed in the Louvre... Read More »
James Gillis

James Gillis ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 12/17/2009
...* Venus a La Tortue, after Antoine Coysevox* Collecting art is one of the most enjoyable pastimes. The thrill of the hunt for your next favorite piece is matched only by the joy of watching your collection grow... Read More »