Description Late Hellenistic copies of the Aphrodite of Knidos exhibit an increasing mastery of the nude female form and focus on female sensuality and sexuality. On her left thigh are the remains of the fingers of her right hand, which was drawn across her body in a gesture of modesty.
|10/12/1988||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation|
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Spink & Son, London; Walters Art Museum, November 1963, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1963
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