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...
In the late fourth century B.C., the Romans initiated a policy of expansion that in
300 years made them the masters of the Mediterranean world. Impressed by the
In Greek and Roman sculpture, two retrospective styles predominate: archaistic
and classicizing. Archaistic, the most common retrospective style in Greek and ...
The collection of Roman portraiture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art spans the
full scope of the subject, from the time of the Roman Republic to the reign of ...
The development of Roman portraiture is characterized by a stylistic cycle that
alternately emphasized realistic or idealizing elements. Each stage of Roman ...
Sculpture of Ancient Rome (c.55 BCE onwards): Historical Reliefs, Portrait Busts:
Ara Pacis Augustae, Trajan's Column.
Roman sculptures often reflected the fashions and lifestyles that were prevalent
when they were made. Archaeologists can even date sculptures of Roman by ...
Roman sculpture, learned from the Greeks and the Etruscans, reached a peak in
the first and second centuries AD. It was, however, the development of the arch, ...