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jan 2, 450 BC - Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)

Description:

Marble (Roman copy) Bronze (original)
Greece
-based on math proportions and precisions
-This is an ancient ROMAN copy based off of an original gREEK bronze original by Polykleitos
-Polykleitos- sought out to create what perfect ideal beauty would look like.
-Poly, referred to the sculpture as Canon (an idealized form that could be studied and replicated)
-Doryphoros means Spear Bearer, would have been holding a bronze spear

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ART HISTORY

Date:

jan 2, 450 BC
Now
~ 2470 years ago

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