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.
|2/28/1984||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|6/20/1988||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation|
- 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 American Art Association sale, Kouchakji Freres, 1928, lot 346; Joseph Brummer, New York and Paris, 1928, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N2360]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928
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