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23 Western Art Masterpieces That You Must Know

I recently started exploring art through wikipedia tours. Each art piece listed below is linked to its original wikipedia article. I found this list very interesting and decided to reproduce the list on Visceral Observations.  🙂

1.Venus Di Milo

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The Aphrodite of Milos, better known as the Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. It is believed to depict Aphrodite (called Venus by the Romans), the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It is a marble sculpture, slightly larger than life size at 203 cm (6.7 ft) high. Its arms and original plinth have been lost.

From an inscription that was on its plinth, it is thought to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch; it was earlier mistakenly attributed to the master sculptor Praxiteles.

It is at present on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris. The story of its discovery and fame is worth reading at wikipedia page.

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