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TORSE D'ATHLETE EN MARBRE
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TORSE D'ATHLETE EN MARBRE

ART ROMAIN, IIEME SIECLE APRES J.C.

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TORSE D'ATHLETE EN MARBRE
ART ROMAIN, IIEME SIECLE APRES J.C.
Représenté debout, la jambe droite en avant, la jambe gauche en arrière, les deux bras abaissés, le gauche se détachant du corps
Hauteur : 27.9 cm. (11 in.)
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Acquis entre 1970 et 1980
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A ROMAN MARBLE MALE TORSO
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Standing with the right leg advanced, the left pulled back, both arms lowered, the left projecting out from the body

The style of this torso is based on the so-called Diskobolos attributed to Naukydes, a follower of Polykleitos. The type is best represented in an example in the Capitoline Museums, Rome, pl. 56 in Ridgway, Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture.

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Le style de ce torse s'inspire du Discobole attribué à Naukydes, disciple de Polyclète. La meilleure représentation de ce modèle est conservée au musée du Capitole à Rome. Voir Ridgway, Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture, pl. 56.

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