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Arm of Aphrodite (?) Holding a Small Eros Figure
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Arm of Aphrodite (?) Holding a Small Eros Figure


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Eros, god of love and son of Aphrodite, was a popular subject for small bronze or silver statuettes.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/07/1957Treatmentcleaned
12/22/1960Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2005-2006.
  • Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art. Ward Museum, Salisbury. 2009.
Provenance Tiffany & Co., New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Creator
Period
332-30 BC
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.1130
Measurements
L: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Alexandria (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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