Venus De Milo Sculpture 25" High - This Grande Venus de Milo is composed of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. Louvre Museum, Paris. 200 B.C.Her graceful body symbolizes an ideal of beauty. There is no mistaking the classical elegance that has made the Venus statue one of the most common sculptures used in decorating today. Whether known as Venus or her Greek name Aphrodite, she is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. She represents affection and the attraction that binds people together in marriage. Her beauty is said to have caused the Trojan War and she was pursued by every God. In Greek Mythology, her son Eros is the God of love and sexual desire. Her Roman son, Cupid, is the messenger of Love. This is truly a awe-inspiring Sculpture due the detail and shear size.