Adonis - Study of a Male Torso, after the Aime-Jules Dalou statue, French, 1889.
"Adonis in Greek mythology, is a central figure in various mystery religions. There has been much scholarship over the centuries concerning the multiple roles of Adonis, if any, and his meaning and purpose in Greek religious beliefs. Modern scholarship sometimes describes him as an annually renewed, ever-youthful vegetation god, a life-death-rebirth deity whose nature is tied to the calendar. His name is often applied in modern times to handsome youths, of whom he is the archetype."
Our sculpture is produced by a unique and proprietary dry casting process. They are made of white Carrara marble and over 90% of the finished sculpture is natural marble which gives it a look and feel of natural marble. They are finished by hand.
Our unique marble casts have:
color with a matt stone finish
to outdoor conditions
feeling to the touch
Shipping & Returns
- IN STOCK - Shipping within 7 days
Most items ship free of charge. Transportation fee calculated at checkout.
- Worldwide shipping:
- Most items ship free of charge. Transportation fee calculated at checkout.
RETURN POLICYUntil 14 days after delivery in the original package.
TAXESThe Ancient Home ships with international couriers Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) (0% duty for the receiver).
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express. Credit card payments are processed through a Paypal Guest Checkout with no need to register on Paypal. Once redirected to Paypal's payment gateway choose the option "Pay with a Credit Card"
- Secure payment through Shopify platform. Our platform comply with the highest level of PCI (Payment Card Industry) standards.