Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure Without attributes StandingMiscellaneousSemi draped → Drapery knotted in front
Further details
This is a Roman work after a Greek original. It was restored during the Renaissance by B. Rovira, whose inscribed it with his name and the date 1533 as well as with the name of Praxiteles. Rovira converted the drapery folds over the lower abdomen into a shell
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
130 BC - 120 BC
LOCATION
Madrid, Museo del Prado
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RELATIONS
Museo del Prado
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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