Phryne With Cloth Sculpture this figurine is made of alabaster dust mixed with a durable compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. Phryne Sculpture was a courtesan Phryne was known for her beauty. She was a companion to a lot of influential men, including the sculptor Praxiteles, who is rumored to have sculpted his Cnidean Aphrodite in her likeness. Phryne was put on trial for shedding her clothing and submerged herself in the sea. In front of the court she took off her clothing and was said to be so divine she was absolved all charges.