Cast Gallery catalogue number: C172
Aphrodite, nude, her left hand holding an item of dress over a water jar. She makes a concealing gesture with her right arm, perhaps because she has been surprised while bathing.
- Plaster cast: Height: 2.16m.
- Copy of a marble statue.
- The statue:
- is a version of the original Aphrodite of Knidos made by Praxiteles in about 350 BC.
- was formerly in Palazzo Colonna in Rome.
- is now in Rome, Musei Vaticani, Gabinetto delle Maschere, inv. 812.