Aphrodite preparing for her bath.
Statuette of Aphrodite by Unknown Artist, 300200 BC
© British Museum
- 54 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £65,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collector
Full figure bending to remove the sandal from her left foot.
Found at Knossos on Crete in 1858; purchased by Captain T A B Spratt; inherited by his son, Colonel F Spratt Bowring, who sold it at Sotheby's, London 1929; Sotheby's London, 1934; Sotheby's New York, 1998