Greek and Roman Statues
This week we were inspired by a variety of statues. Our Model, Andrew also had rather good knowledge of these classical sculptures and model poses from his own knowledge to. In particular we had a little discuss about 'Kouros', for an informative read on the subject take a look at-
'THE ORIGINS OF THE KOUROS By REBECCA ANN DUNHAM'
Some our sparks of inspiration-
Ares Borghese is a Roman marble statue of the imperial era (1st or 2nd century AD)
By After Alcamenes, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15759965
Discobolus in National Roman Museum Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
circa 140 AD
Agasias of Ephesus
Poseidon (Zeus), 46 B.C.
Bronze Figure from the Artemisius at Cape Sounion
Guerrier combattant, dit le "Gladiateur Borghèse" (Fighting Warrior, called "Borghese Gladiator"), c. 100 BC
The Dying Gaul, also called The Dying Galatian (in Italian: Galata Morente) or The Dying Gladiator, is an Ancient Roman marble semi-recumbent statue now in the Capitoline Museums in Rome. It is a copy of a now lost sculpture from the Hellenistic period (323-31 BC) thought to have been made in bronze.
Statue of a Kouros, 6th century B.C.
76 2/5 in
My Sketches from the Thursday Night Life Drawing Group
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Penelope Rose Cowley, Artist, Tutor and Journalist of the Human Form.