CLASSICAL GREEK ART

700 - 300 B.C.

The Archaic Period
(700s - late 500s BC)

Attributed to the Anatalos painter red-figure loutrophoros (c. 700-680 BC) terra-cotta
(a ritual vase used in wedding ceremonies)
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Polymedes of Argos the twins Cleobis and Biton (c. 580 BC) Parian marble
Museum of Delphi

Kore dedicated by Cheramyes to Hera (570-560 BC) marble
from the sanctuary of Hera, Samos
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Athens
(400s BC)

The Athenian Acropolis Viewed from the Agora
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The Athenian Acropolis
Walllbanks, p. 94

The Western Approach to the Athenian Acropolis
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The Propylaea atop the Acropolis
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The Erectheum atop the Acropolis
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The Erectheum
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A View of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis
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The Parthenon atop the Athenian Acropolis
Gene Fisher
Keesee, p. 27

Looking down on the Dionysian Theater from the Acropolis
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Looking down on the Theater of Herod Atticus
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Myron Discobolus (c. 450) marble
(Roman copy of the bronze original)
Rome, Museo Nazionale Romano


Nike ["Victory," messenger of Zeus] Adjusting Her Sandal (409-406 BC) marble
from the parapet of the sanctuary of Athena Nike (Acropolis)
Athens, National Museum

Painter of Brygos detail of the central mediallion of a red-figure vase (c. 490) ceramic
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Corinth

View of Corinth's Acropolis (Acrocorinth) from the City below
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Corinth - The Lechaion Road
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Corinth
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Corinth - The Temple of Apollo
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Corinth - The Temple of Apollo
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Olympia

Apollo and a centaur (470-460 BC) marble
from the west pediment of the Temple of Zeus, Olympia
Museum of Olympia

Praxiteles Hermes Holding the Infant Dionysus (c. 340 BC) marble (Greco-Roman copy)
From the temple of Hera, Olympia
Museum of Olympia

Athlete with strigil Ceramic amphora
Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum

Sparta

 

Bronze Spartan warrior
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

Delphi

Circular temple ("tholos") of Delphi (early 300s BC)
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 36

Epidaurus

Theater of Epidaurus (late 300s BC)
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 36

Paestum

Doric temple of Poseidon, Paestum (southern Italy) (400s BC)
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 35

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