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Art Data Analysis: Venus Iconography

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The Topical Catalogues are a resource for further studies and offer a tool to develop applications of the quantitative approach in art history.
The application of an inverse power law, known as Lotka’s law of scientific productivity, is a singularity in art history

Another well-defined art historical study with useful conclusions. K. Bender has assembled catalogues of depictions of the goddess Venus from various regions, and analysed the resulting data. The results fit a power law.