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Half-Draped Aphrodite
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Half-Draped Aphrodite


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Description In this version of the nude Aphrodite, the goddess draws her garment around her. Her pose and the demure gesture of her hand closely follow the famous statue of the Aphrodite of Cnidus by Praxiteles.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Giovanni Dattri, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Lambros-Dattari Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 1912, June 17-19, 1912, p. 40, no. 334; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
1st century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
marble with traces of red paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.86
Measurements
13 3/8 x 5 7/16 x 3 1/8 in. (34 x 13.9 x 8 cm); mount: 4 1/8 x 4 13/16 x 4 13/16 in. (10.5 x 12.3 x 12.2 cm)
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