Venus of Arles.
Marble from the mount Hymette. Roman work of the late 1st cent. BCE after a work by Praxiteles.
H. 194 cm.
Inv. No. MR 365 / Ma 439.
Paris, Louvre Museum
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Was found in three fragments in the course of excavations of the Roman theatre in Arles in 1651. Entered the Louvre in 1797 by the revolutionary confiscation.
Brunilde S. Ridgway. The Aphrodite of Arles. Am. J. Archaeol. 1976, 80:147-154.
Keywords: Hymette marble statue of Venus of Arles Venus d’Arles Aphrodite Afrodite Venere Praxiteles Prassiteles Cesi Inv No MR 365 Ma 439