About Roman Sculptures
When people refer to Roman sculptures, they are usually thinking of the large, marble variety that were produced between AD 100 and 400. Learn about the freestanding sculptures for which the Romans are well-known with help in this free video on Roman...
The study of Roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to Greek sculpture.
Many examples of even the most famous Greek sculptures, such as the Apollo ...
Roman Sculpture, with artists from across a huge empire and changing public
tastes over centuries, is above all else, remarkable for its sheer variety...
Sculpture of Ancient Rome (c.55 BCE onwards): Historical Reliefs, Portrait Busts:
Ara Pacis Augustae, Trajan's Column.
Archaistic, the most common retrospective style in Greek and Roman sculpture,
refers to works of art that date after 480 B.C., but share stylistic affinities with ...
of Marcus Aurelius While the Greeks made sculptures of idealized human forms,
the Roman tended to make portraits. Romans made sculptures of gods, heroes, ...
Although many Roman sculptures are purely Roman in their conception, others
are carefully measured, exact copies of Greek statues, or variants of Greek ...
The development of Roman portraiture is characterized by a stylistic cycle that
alternately emphasized realistic or idealizing elements. Each stage of Roman ...
Roman art is founded upon that of the Greeks; Roman sculpture is essentially the
continuation and expansion of Greek sculpture. The formative age of Roman ...