Monday, January 20, 2014

Studio Sketch: "Callipygian Venus" (circa 100 B.C.)

Callipygian Venus (1st Century B.C.). by Travis Simpkins

Callipygian Venus (1st Century B.C.). by Travis Simpkins

Sketches of the “Callipygian Venus”, 
also known as “Venus Callipyge” 
and “Aphrodite Kallipygos”. 
Literal translation: "Venus/Aphrodite of the beautiful buttocks." 
Marble. Copy of an Ancient Roman work 
(circa 1st Century B.C.) 
based on an older Greek example. 
by Travis Simpkins

Callipygian Venus (1st Century B.C.). by Travis Simpkins