Venus With Apple By Thorvaldsen Sculpture. The statue is made 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. Thorvaldsen’s sculpture of Venus with apple, the goddess of beauty and love, was one of his most popular works by Thorvaldsen and can be found at the Copenhagen Museum. The apple that she is holding in her hand is one she won in a beauty competition among the goddesses by promising Prince Paris he shall have the most beautiful woman in the world. The sculpture shows us Venus after the beauty competition, holding the proof of her beauty up in front of her appreciative eyes. This beautiful sculpture will be a wonderful addition to your collection a true masterpiece. This wonderful reproduction was created by A. Giannelli who was a master sculptor who could reproduce any Master work. He was world renowned for his meticulous reproductions of these art sculptures.We trust you will gain great pleasure from these beautiful figurines. Notice: all sculptures lacking the A. Giannelli signature are crude imitations.