April 8, 1820~ Venus de Milo discovered on the island of Milos

Aphrodite, known as the Venus de Milo,
credited to Alexandros of Antioch

c.100 BC / Marble / 80” high / Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Previous April 8 posts:

Spring~ April 8

April 8: Hana Matsuri (Buddha’s birthday Festival in Japan)

Clarence Hudson White: Born on April 8, 1871

Premiered April 8, 1876: “La Gioconda”

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/8~

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