From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) PEACE: Venus sans arms Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 18:17:20 +0100 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam Stephanides" > That would certainly be a prime candidate. The first short novel in it, > "Where Have You Been, Sandaliotis," is about forgery and contains a Master > Forger. But checking the most likely places (and it's been a long time > since I read it), I didn't find any reference to the Venus de Milo. The > closest I found was a story told by the Master Forger about how he forged > the "Weeping Hermes of Praxiteles," a lost masterpiece of ancient Greek > sculpture, and then discovered the real sculpture and found it wasn't as > good as his forgery. I don't have acces to APOCALYPSES, but I think this is where I remember the motif from. It was about forging statue(s), but not necessarily the Venus hartshorn --