Purse Clutch (envelope), Aphrodite & Diadoumenos
Portable purse made of Cretan goat leather and leather cord. Silkscreen printed.
Medium size: 26.5 x 14.5 cm.
MADE IN ATHENS.
Both figures stand in contrapposto, name used in the visual arts to describe a human figure standing with most of its weight on one foot so that its shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs. The balanced, harmonious pose suggests a calm and relaxed state of mind.