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S10.1 APHRODITE "VENUS GENETRIX"

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre Ma 525
Title: "Venus Genetrix " or "Aphrodite Frejus"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 1.64 metres
Context: Found at Fréjus
Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue attributed to Callimachus C5th BC
Style: Late Classical
Date: C2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Aphrodite stands with one breast exposed, lifting her robe with one hand and presenting an apple with the other.

ARTICLES

Aphrodite

 
 
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