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The figure’s right arm hangs positioned by his side, perhaps held slightly ds from the torso for balance, but otherwise bearing no load—the right shoulder is therefore slightly lowered.

There are some deep scratches on the side and the marks that are on his cheeks and arms are from the roots of plants, which suggest that this copy had been buried for centuries. Rotating the medial diagonal proportions the proximal phalange and similarly from there to canob wrist, from wrist to elbow and from elbow to shoulder top.

Polykleitos, the Doryphoros, and Tradition Alongside the Athenian sculptors PheidiasMyron and Praxiteleshe is considered one of the most important sculptors of classical antiquity.

These expressions motivated Kenneth Clark to place him among “the great puritans of art”: In his left hand, there was once a spear, but if so it has since been lost. For other people named Polyclitus, see Polyclitus disambiguation.

List of ancient Greeks. Held in the same museum is a bronze herma of Apollonios [height 0. Neither the original statue nor the treatise have yet been found; it is widely considered that they have not survived from antiquity. The work nonetheless forms an important early example of both Classical Greek contrapposto and classical realism ; as such, the iconic Doryphoros proved highly influential elsewhere in ancient art.


Canon de Policleto. El Doríforo

Retrieved 24 June Polykleitos was an ancient Greek sculptor in bronze of the 5th century BCE. Views Read Edit View history.

Further sculptures attributed to Polykleitos are the Policlero ” Discus -bearer”Diadumenos “Youth tying a headband” [4] and a Hermes at one time placed, according to Pliny, in Lysimachia Thrace. The original was made out of bronze in policlefo BCE, but is now lost along with every other bronze sculpture made by a known Greek artist. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The left hand originally held a long spear; the left shoulder on which the spear originally rested is depicted as tensed and therefore slightly raised, with the left arm bent and tensed to maintain the spear’s position.

Contrapposto was a posture in his statues in which the weight was placed on one leg, and was a source of his fame. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Pausanias is adamant that they were not the same person, and that Polykleitos was from Argos, in which city state he must have received his early training, [3] and a contemporary of Phidias possibly also taught by Ageladas.

This page was last edited on 5 Mayat There have also been discussions on where these sculptures would be located during high classical period, depending on where they were discovered.


The posture of the body shows that he is a warrior and a hero.

The tip of his nose has been broken off, along with his left forearm and hand, part of the right foot, the penis, and some of the digits of the fingers on the right hand. It was believed that either the sculpture was a normal danon, or he could be Achilles going off to war. For having taught us in that policlteo all the proportions of the body, Polyclitus supported his treatise with a work: Retrieved from ” https: Another statue created by Polykleitos is the Doryphorosalso called the Spear bearer.

Roman copy of a Greek bronze original dated around B. A Study in Ideal Form, fig 26 p.

Polykleitos – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 29 Aprilat The refined detail of Polykleitos’ models for casting executed in clay is revealed in a famous remark repeated in Plutarch ‘s Moraliads “the work is hardest when the clay is under the fingernail”. Polykleitos used distinct proportions when creating this work; for example, the ratio of head to body size is one to seven.

References to it in other ancient writings, however, imply that its main principle was expressed by cxnon Greek words symmetriathe Hippocratic principle of isonomia “equilibrium”and rhythmos.