death antiquity Faltenwurf drama cross Germany Mary ivory strength bust mourning Apollo devotional picture Anmut Christus Wiederholung horse Rome gold limewood alabaster Haare Blick book Johannes angel marble sandstone Ulm Crucifixion
Discus Thrower by the Classical sculptor Naukydes
This Frankfurt sculpture depicts a discus thrower at the peak of his physical exertion. Naukydes, a famous sculptor of the Greek classical period, chooses for his work the moment of greatest concentration and bodily alignment. Thus, the young man…
Copyright © 2014 Liebieghaus. All rights reserved.