Venus of Arles (close-up).

Marble from the mount Hymette. Roman work of the late 1st cent. BCE after a work by Praxiteles.
Inv. No. MR 365 / Ma 439.

Paris, Louvre Museum

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.
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: Hymette marble statue of Venus of Arles Venus d’Arles Aphrodite Afrodite Venere Praxiteles Prassiteles Cesi Inv No MR 365 Ma 439
History of Ancient Rome