HUM 205 Class Notes UOP

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My Art Museum Collection CompletionYour nameAxia College of UniversityGreek visual ArtDoryphorus is known to be one of the best of Greek sculptures in western art and it is also an early example of classical Greek contrapposto. The original was made in about 450-40 BC.The Greek sculptor is Polyclitos, he designed his work as an example of the rule or canon which shows the human body sculpted in a perfectly balanced and harmonious form. The sculpture is a solid built athlete with muscle features. The athlete carries a spear upon his left side shoulder. The athlete's stance looks as though one leg is moving as he stands upon the other side leg. The original bronze sculpture had been lost. Upon the survival of the Roman marble copies a tree stomp was added to the sculpture, which supported the heavy weight of the marble.The Artwork was sculpted beautifully down to every part of the body. The fingers were perfectly sculpted as though they were real human fingers. The legs of the sculpture stand with a great stance of pride. The arms were very manly and built to look strong. The sculpture was perfectly sculpted down to every body part. The style of art heavily reflected on the Greeks culture.The athlete sculpture was known through the Roman marble replica, which could be found in Herculaneum. It had been conserved in Naples National Archaeological Museum. The artwork was passed by into the Royal Bourbon collections. The sculpture of Marble and a bronze

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