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Aphrodite
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Aphrodite


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This semi-draped rendering of Aphrodite was once painted and may have been made for a domestic or garden setting. The elongated proportions, narrow torso, and high, close-set breasts are typical of the Hellenistic decorative statuary of the island of Rhodes.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/28/1984Loan Considerationexamined for loan
6/20/1988Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
Exhibitions
  • Savings Bank of Baltimore Special Display. The Savings Bank of Baltimore, Baltimore. 1984.
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, 1928; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Creators
Period
330-146 BC
Medium
marble with red paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.99
Measurements
16 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (41.5 x 13.7 x 11.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Roman Empire (Place of Origin)
  • Greece, Rhodes (Place of Origin)

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