Praxiteles, Aphrodite of Knidos, c. 330 B.C. So when the sculptor Praxiteles made a statue of the goddess Aphrodite in the nude it was seen as a daring innovation. Aphrodite von Knidos €2,730.00 (Incl. AbeBooks.com: Aphrodite von Knidos (9786202217613) and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Vintage A. Santini Venus of Cnido Statue Aphrodite of Knidos Statue Greek Goddess Sculpture Italian Up for sale is this vintage A. Santini Italian alabaster statue of Venus of Cnido also known as Aphrodite of Knidos. Variant of the 4th century B.C. 16% tax) Material: (nur auf Anfrage) This product is available upon request only. The sculpture Aphrodite of Knidos was perhaps the most ground-breaking piece of Greek art during the classical period. Headless and missing parts of both arms, as well as the water jar at her feet, the goddess Aphrodite is shown at her bath. Please use the contact form to send us a message. Subject Description: The lost Aphrodite from Knidos, or Knidian Aphrodite--known from Roman copies--was one of two statues of Aphrodite that Praxiteles made and sold at the same time, according to Pliny. Name * Email * Material (select above) Your message to us * 1000 characters left. By: Melissa Berz Aphrodite of Knidos 350-300 B.C. For the Roman author Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23–79), it was not only the finest work by Praxiteles but also the finest statue in the world. This statue is made of bonded marble, which is a compound of marble powder and (Source: Virginia Tech) Between 350 and 300 B.C., during the late stages of the Classical period, the Greek sculptor Praxiteles created a marble sculpture of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love and beauty, that forever changed the view of … Between 300 and 350 BCE, it’s believed that the sculptor, Praxiteles, was commissioned by the city of Kos to construct a statue of Aphrodite, and he created two: one clothed and one nude. Related Digital Publication Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. This catalogue is the most extensive investigation to date of the museum’s works from ancient Rome, and focuses on 165 significant objects from the collection. /p. The Greek goddess was adopted into … 360 degree view. Excerpt from Nanette Salomon, "The Venus Pudica: uncovering art history's 'hidden agenda' and pernicious pedigrees," published in Griselda Pollock, Generations and Geographies in the Visual Arts. The Aphrodite of Knidos is credited with being the first life-size female nude. Such was her novelty that the city of Kos on Crete is supposed to have rejected her in favour of a clothed version. Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles No other sculpture in antiquity enjoyed the renown of Praxiteles' Aphrodite of Knidos. While the draped statue was acquired by the inhabitants of Kos, the Knidians bought the one that showed Aphrodite … Aphrodite statues were very popular in Greece during the Hellenistic period. This famous statue, created by Praxiteles around 340 BCE, was originally set up in the Aphrodite sanctuary in Knidos ().On display as part of the 2018 CE exhibition … Statue of the Aphrodite of Knidos Date: 2nd century. The marble Aphrodite of Knidos was the most renowned among the many Greek goddesses. Aphrodite of Knidos The Greeks were more used to images of naked men than women. 70Praxiteles' monumental sculpture, usually called the Knidian Aphrodite… Artist: Roman. The Knidians in Asia Minor were more daring and installed her in a round temple (tholos), where she became something of a … Aphrodite of Knidos. The Aphrodite of Knidos in a reconstruction from plaster casts and “completed” by projected colours suggesting her former polychromy. Also written as the Aphrodite of Cnidus , the marble sculpture was created by an Attic sculptor known as Praxiteles during the 4th century BC. Subject Description: This statue is a copy of the first full-scale female nude statue in Greek art carved by Praxiteles for the city of Knidos in the mid-fourth century B.C.
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