|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.