A torso of Aphrodite
Lot 123
A Roman marble torso of Aphrodite
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 24,231) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Roman marble torso of Aphrodite
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The goddess depicted Anadyomene, rising from her bath, with drapery around her hips, standing in contrapposto with the weight on her left leg, and her right shoulder raised, as if reaching up to her hair, 14½in (36.8cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    French private collection of a doctor, acquired in Paris in the 1970s. Accompanied by a French export licence.
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