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ROMAN BRONZE NUDE APHRODITE (VENUS) WEARING A DIADEM

Right hand extended; eyes inlaid with silver. A Roman adaptation of Praxiteles’ Aphrodite of Cnidus.

1st-2nd Century AD

H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.)

Ex private collection, Michigan, acquired in 1985.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1985, no. 281; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2003, no. 46.

Exhibited: Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University; Ohio State University Art Museum, 1985-1994.

SR9401C
$22,500


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