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Venus Aphrodite, (painting)

Artist:
Kray, W.
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 7
"(Austr.) Vienna. A well-known painter of classic and mythological subjects. Venus Aphrodite. 45 x 64. The title Aphrodite given to Venus is derived from the greek word "Aphros," meaning "foam," and refers to the ancient myth which represented the goddess as springing from the foam of the sea. The painter has speakingly embodied the youth, beauty and grace of the 'Goddess of Love.'"
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Artist nationality: Austrian.
Artist address: Vienna.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Venus
Figure female
Control number:
AECI 04120007
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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