Ancient roman marble sculpture depicting a discus-thrower copy of a greek bronze original raw data no geometry edited or cleaned yet. The original of this athlete would have been bronze, and like most greek bronzes , has not survived fortunately the romans made a number of copies in marble. Although myron was renown in antiquity for a bronze heifer so realistic that it could be mistaken for an actual cow, it is the discus thrower for which he is most. Myron of eleutherae (active 480-440): early classical greek sculptor noted for discobolus, discus-thrower.
The discobolus or discus thrower is one of the most iconic artworks of classical antiquity originally sculpted in bronze by an athenian man. The discobolus of myron (discus thrower greek , diskobolos) is a famous greek sculpture that was completed towards the end of the severe. The townley discobolus, roman | the british museum images view and buy royalty free and rights managed stock photos at the british museum images.
View larger artist: antonio frilli (italian, active 1876-after 1920) title: discobolus (after myron [greek, active ca 450 bce] 19th century, marble, 74 5/ 16 x 25. Noun (plural discoboli) a discus thrower a statue of a discus thrower origin ancient greek δισκοβόλος (diskobolos, “discus thrower”), from δίσκος (diskos,. The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers numbers do not necessarily.
One of the most celebrated statues from antiquity, the “discobolus” remains a cautionary tale about the ways in which we speak about ideal. This marble statue is one of several copies of a lost bronze original of the fifth century bc which was by the sculptor myron (flourished about 470-440 bc. Fragmentary discobolus from castelporziano, the ancient porcigliano, villa reale found in the ruins of a villa of the beginning of the imperial period. Myron, discobolus, cast collection in hostinné (7 f) discobolus statue, near the granite pier in catherine park of tsarskoe selo (5 f. Discobolus 20th-century bronze cast from ancient roman marble copy of greek bronze original by myron, 480-445 bc location: museo nazionale romano,.
Discobolus pergo et perago myron's discobolus was chosen as the college crest because of the values it represented the figurine of the discus-thrower. As i discovered while filming a new bbc television series about ancient greek art , riefenstahl was being canny by focusing on the discobolus. Discobolus 1 discobolus the discus thrower 2 discobolus •a sculpture done in the classical period •made by myrion •originally made up of. A discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw: by sheer intelligence, kenneth clark observed in the nude, myron has created the enduring pattern of .
Please allow up to four weeks for delivery a replica of the famous ancient greek sculpture: the discobolus this reproduction in bronze measures 325cm tall by. Discobolus or the discus thrower download title: discobolus or the discus thrower collection: campus artifacts, art & memorabilia creator(s):: myron. Myron, discobolus (discus thrower), roman copy of an ancient greek bronze from c 450 bce, classical period (palazzo massimo alle terme).