Item PC/024 - Plaster cast of Crouching Venus (Crouching Aphrodite)

Plaster cast of Crouching Venus (Crouching Aphrodite) (Version 1) Plaster cast of Crouching Venus (Crouching Aphrodite) (Version 2)

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Plaster cast of Crouching Venus (Crouching Aphrodite)


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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Original: Also known as: Venere nel bagno, Venere nella conchiglia. Likely to be a Roman adaptation of Doidalses' Crouching Aphrodite (a lost Greek original from the 3rd century BC). Original currently in the collection of the Louvre, Paris, France.

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Loaned to McLellan Galleries 1 May 1997- 30 September 1997 for 'The Birth of Impressionism' Exhibition (22 May - 7 September 1997). Loaned to The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow for 'Picturing Venus' Exhibition 9 March- 29 June 2014. This item is currently on display in The Glasgow School of Art's Reid Building. For access information please email

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Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the entrance halls passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5).

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Dimensions: 1070 x 505 x 700 mm (Plinth: 888 x 570 x 800 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/024

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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