Artemis bust, reduction after the famous statue of Artemis or Diana of Versailles in the Louvre Museum. This reduction bust is perfect as a decorative present or for those looking for a high quality souvenir from Greece or Italy travels.
Diana was the daughter of Zeus & Leto, twin sister of Apollo. In Roman mythology, Diana was not only the goddess of the hunt, but of the moon, and nature being associated with wild animals and woodland, and having the power to talk to and control animals. She is guardian of springs and streams, and protector of wild animals, also known as goddess of fertility, it is believed she grants safe & easy childbirth, to all who recognize her. She was eventually equated with the Greek goddess Artemis, though she had an independent origin in Italy. Diana was worshipped in ancient Roman religion and is revered in Roman Neopaganism and Stregheria. Diana was known to be the virgin goddess of childbirth and women. She was one of the three maiden goddesses, along with Minerva and Vesta, who swore never to marry.
Our bonded marble sculpture is produced by combining white Carrara marble powder and resin as a binding material. This material is easily molded in order to achieve incredible details. The sculptures are finished by hand.