Aphrodite preparing for her bath.

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

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