Marble statue of a naked Aphrodite crouching at her bath

This statue is sometimes known as 'Lely's Venus' since it once belonged to the baroque portrait painter Sir Peter Lely (1618-80). It was subsequently acquired by King Charles I (reigned 1625-49).

This statue is sometimes known as 'Lely's Venus' since it once belonged to the baroque portrait painter Sir Peter Lely (1618-80). It was subsequently acquired by King Charles I (reigned 1625-49).
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Colossal head, probably of Zeus, set into a modern bust. From the villa of the Roman Emperor Hadrian at Tivoli. Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London This statue is sometimes known as 'Lely's Venus' since it once belonged to the baroque portrait painter Sir Peter Lely (1618-80). It was subsequently acquired by King Charles I (reigned 1625-49). Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London Easter 2013 Museum Trip to London
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Date2013-03-30 14:10:08
DescriptionThis statue is sometimes known as 'Lely's Venus' since it once belonged to the baroque portrait painter Sir Peter Lely (1618-80). It was subsequently acquired by King Charles I (reigned 1625-49).
CountyLondon
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CopyrightCopyright 2013 Kenvyn & Debbie Davies
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