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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…
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