Venus de milo

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Venus de milo

  1. 1. Venus De Milo
  2. 2. Aphrodite of Melos
  3. 3. Aphrodite of Melos
  4. 4. Aphrodite of Melos
  5. 5. Aphrodite of Melos
  6. 6. Venus De Milo • Discovered in 1820 on the island of Melos – Olivier Voutier – Jules Dumont d’Urville • The statue had been discovered broken – Yorgos Kentrotas, Peasant – 2 arms, one with apple, one holding up garment
  7. 7. Venus De Milo • Subject of artistic competition. – Napoleon Bonaparte – Italy – Medici Venus
  8. 8. Medici Venus
  9. 9. Conclusion
  10. 10. Sources • http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen /papers/lombardiaphrodite/aphrodite.html • http://www.louvre.fr/llv/activite/ • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/ 29573/Aphrodite

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