|IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE APHRODITE (VENUS)
Nude to the waist and right hip, her lower torso and legs loosely wrapped in her himation. Her left leg is raised upon a rocky outcrop hidden beneath the drapery and she leans forward resting her left forearm on her left knee. Sensitively carved from Greek island marble probably from Thasos.
Ex collection of J-P. Mariaud de Serres, Paris, France, acquired before 2000.
1st Century BC/AD
H. 22 in. (56 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 19
FULL-SCREEN FLASH SLIDESHOW