Venus Victorious Statuette

When Maria Paulin Borghese's brother Napoleon was immortalized by the famous Italian sculptor Canova, Paulin was not to be outdone. She was portrayed as a reclining Venus, but with one provision: the statue was extremely idealized to preclude gossiping about her figure. 

12.5 x 6.5 x 4.5 inches
Bonded marble resin