Venus keeps her toes out of the water

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Thursday 15 January 2009
Sarah Eades

All finished as Venus rises from the water with a bottom to be admired by all. A definite highlight of the exhibition(Venus and the pond, not just her bottom).

Photos by Jennifer French and John McIver

The Enchanted Garden is on show until 8 February

Antonio Canova
Venus Italica
marble c1812
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of Mr Moss Davis, 1931