Title: Aphrodite of Arles type
Summary: Half-nude Aphrodite
Sculptor: Suggested attribution to Praxiteles
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Original/copies
Style: Late Classical
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Original (lost)
Date: ca. 370 BC - ca. 330 BC
Scale: Life-size
Period: Late Classical

Subject Description: The statue type known primarily from the Aphrodite of Arles in the Louvre(Louvre Ma 439), shows an Aphrodite similar to the Aphrodite of Knidos, except that her lower body is draped, and her arms are extended ahead of her. Ridgway 1976 suggested that the copy that the Aphrodite of Arles is actually a neoclassical original.

Condition: Lost

Sources Used: Stewart 1990, 176

Other Bibliography: Ridgway 1976