Greek terracotta figure of Aphrodite and Eros,100 B.C

The ancient Greeks were great sculptors, forerunners of the sinuosity of the human body and of the contrapuntal postures that give the body a movement and a wonderful theatrical stability. The goddess Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, of love, protector of fertility. The Greek beauty icon equated to the goddess Venus in Ancient Rome. The goddess appears with a fallen himation that leaves half body shown, represented with Eros, on a low wall and both on a pedestal.


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