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English: So-called “Venus de Milo” (Aphrodite from Melos). Parian marble, ca. 130-100 BC? Found in Melos in 1820.
Français : Vénus de Milo. Marbre de Paros, vers 130-100 av. J.-C. ? Provenance : Mélos (moderne Milo), 1820.
Dimensions H. 2.02 m (6 ft. 7 ½ in.)
Temporary location: Department of Paintings, Sully, first floor, room 74
Accession number Ma 399 (LL 299)
Credit line Gift of the Marquis de Rivière to Louis XVIII of France, 1821
References Hamiaux, M., Les Sculptures grecques, II, Paris, 1998, no. 52, pp. 41-44
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2007)


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