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Jean-Jacques PRADIER, dit James Genève, 1790 - Bougival, 1852

La délicatesse // the delicacy // Die Behutsamkeit

Jean-Jacques PRADIER, dit James Genève, 1790 - Bougival, 1852

La délicatesse // the delicacy // Die Behutsamkeit

Statuette of Aphrodite [Greek, late Hellenistic] ca. 150–100 B.C. variant of the 4th century B.C. Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles. The goddess is depicted undressing before (or dressing after) a bath in "heroic nudity" as unconscious and glorious as that of the gods.

Aphrodite in the process of undressing for a bath in the pose of "heroic nudity." Based on the most renown Hellenistic sculpture: Praxiteles' C. BCE over-life-size marble 'Aphrodite of Knidos.