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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 17: The High Classical Period

IMAGES:
(for individual student reference viewing only)

below: map of ancient Greece (click on image for larger viewing):



below: timeline of ancient Greece (click on image for larger viewing):



below: Riace Warrior A, found near Riace, Italy, cast bronze, c. 6.5' h, c. 460-450 B.C.
(Regional Museum, Reggio):



below: Kouros from Anavysos, from Attica, funerary monument for Kroisos, marble, c. 6.4' h, c. 530 B.C. (National Museum, Athens):



below: Kassel Apollo, found near Nettuno, Italy, Roman copy in marble, c. 6.5' h, c. 450 B.C.
(Staatlisch Kunstsammlungen, Kassel, Germany):




below left and right: Two views of the Doryphorus (Spear Bearer), a.k.a. The Kanon, by Polyclitus,
Roman copy in marble, c. 6.9' h, c. 450-440 B.C. (National Museum, Naples):



below: Diadoumenos (Youth Binding his Hair), attributed to Policlitus, copy in marble from Delos, c. 6.4' h,
c. 440-430 B.C. (National Museum, Athens):




below: The Discus Thrower, by Myron, Roman copy in marble, c. 5' h, c. 450 B.C. (Terme Museum, Rome):



below left: Doryphorus (Spear Bearer), a.k.a. The Kanon, by Polyclitus, Roman copy in marble, c. 6.9' h,
c. 440 B.C. (National Museum, Naples):
below right: Arrows showing back and forth directions of the Kanon figure:



below: Film sequence of athlete walking, by Eadweard Muybridge, 1913:



below: Drawing showing lateral rocking of pelvis and spinal motion in walking figure / front view:



below: Drawing showing series of opposed directions of parts of standing figure / side view:



below left: The Discus Thrower, by Myron, Roman copy in marble, c. 5' h, c. 450 B.C.
(Terme Museum, Rome):
below right: Arrows showing counterbalanced directions of the Discus Thrower figure:




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