Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure Without attributes StandingVenus PudicaCapitoline type → Capitoline Venus
Further details
from Praxitelian original
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman after an ancient Greek original
DATE
1st century BC - 2nd century
LOCATION
Rome, Musei Capitolini (inv. MC0409; found between 1667 and 1670 near the Basilica of San Vitale; donated to the Capitoline Museums by Benedict XIV in 1752)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
H. Hirt, Der schöne Mensch in der Kunst der Neuzeit, 2nd ed., Muenchen 1922, p. 158
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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