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The Most Famous Nude in History

Nearly all the nude Venuses you see in halls and gardens around the world derive from one: the Venus of Cnidus by Praxiteles. (Also called the Aphrodite of Cnidus. Aphrodite and Venus are the Greek and Latin names for the … Continue reading

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