Bronze statuette of Aphrodite

Bronze | 51.7 x 51.7cm | Ca. 150–100 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Variant of the 4th century B.C. Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles

No other sculpture in antiquity enjoyed the renown of Praxiteles' Aphrodite of Knidos. For the Roman author Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23–79), it was not only the finest work by Praxiteles...
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