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41: Aphrodite Medici

Information on the Type


Type - main designation: Aphrodite Medici
Classification: Ideal Gottheit weiblich
Eponymous replica / main example: Florenz, Uffizien Inv. 224


Pose: stehend, frei

Original & copy:

Commentary - original: Bekleidung: unbekleidet


B. M. Felletti Maj, Afrodite Pudica, ArchCl. III, 1 (1944), 33-65 41-48; 61 ff.;
C.M. Havelock, The Aphrodite of Knidos and her Successors (Ann Arbor 1995);
Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae II (1984) 53;
W. Neumer-Pfau, Studien zur Ikonographie und gesellschaftlichen Funktion hellenistischer Aphrodite-Statuen (Bonn 1982);