Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypesSmall bronzesLondon, British Museum (Venus Panthea)
Bath and Toilet of Venus Venus untying her sandal
Amor
AllegoriesEros and Anteros (requited love)Two putti embracing or standing side by side
Further details
Venus 'Panthea' with annexed 'trophy' formed by musical instruments with Eros and Anteros
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman after Greek original
DATE
circa 200
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (inv. 1841,0710.1)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Henry B. Walters, Catalogue of the Bronzes in the British Museum, London 1899, p. 150, no. 829; id., Select Bronzes, London 1915, plate XLIII; Erna Mandowsky and Charles Mitchell, Pirro Ligorio's Roman antiquities, London 1963, plate 56d, cat. 91
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RELATIONS
British Museum database
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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