Tag Archive for Apollo

Statue of Mercury

Inv. Scu 60 Statue of a young male god, standing, with his weight on his right leg and his left leg behind him. The figure is wearing a full cloak with wide hems, clasped with a buckle on his right…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 In this work, Apollo is shown nude and stands upright with his weight carried on the left leg. His left leg and foot are slightly advanced, as if the god were taking a step forward. His right…

Lower section of colossal statue

Inv. Scu 56 The fragmented colossal statue, usually interpreted as a female figure, could actually depict Apollo Citharoedus and therefore be integrated with a cithara on its left arm. As a matter of fact, the Doric peplos, which is typical…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 This statue is a replica of the famous Apollo made by Phidias in the Kassel style. This style was common in the fifth century B.C. and is sometimes called the severe style.  Ancient sculptors struggled to depict…