Late classical period

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5.4 Late Classical Period (4 th  century  BCE) • Late 5 th  century was marked by the devastating  Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta • Macedonians invade Greece and defeat the united city  states at the Battle of Chaeronea in 338 BCE. • 4 th  century Greece – political turmoil • Affected appearance of art 2
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3 Figure 5-62   PRAXITELES,  Aphrodite of Knidos . Roman  marble copy of an original of ca. 350–340 BCE. 6’ 8” high.  Musei Vaticani, Rome. Aphodite of Knidos,  PRAXITELES Bold step to render a  goddess in the nude Sensuous and humanizing  qualities – different from the  cold, aloof gods and athletes  of the High Classical
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5-62A  Head of a woman, from Chios, Greece, ca. 320–300 BCE. Marble, 1’ 2” high. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (gift of  Nathaniel Thayer, 1910). 4
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5 Figure 5-63   PRAXITELES(?), Hermes and the infant  Dionysos, from the Temple of Hera, Olympia, Greece. Copy  of a statue by Praxiteles of ca. 340 BCE or an original work  of ca. 330–270 BCE by a son or grandson. Marble, 7’ 1”  high. Archaeological Museum, Olympia Hermes and the infant  Dionysus By follower of Praxiteles (son  or grandson possibly) Notice S-curve of the body  (pronounced contrapposto) New standard of adult and  child interaction
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5-63A   Artist painting a marble statue of Herakles (Apulian red-figure column krater), ca. 350–320 BCE. 1’ 8 1/4” high.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Rogers Fund, 1950). 6
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7 Figure 5-64   Grave stele of a young hunter, found  near the Ilissos River, Athens, Greece, ca. 340–330  BCE. Marble, 5’ 6” high. National Archaeological  Museum, Athens.    Grave stele influenced  by the work of Skopas  of Paros (sculptor) Known for including  intense emotionalism in  his work
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Head of Herakles or Telephos, from the west pediment of the Temple of Athena Alea, Tegea, Greece, ca. 340 BCE.  Marble, 1’ 1/2” high. (Stolen from) Archaeological Museum, Tegea. 8
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