Unformatted text preview: Similar to Polyclidace - Original no longer exists - lots of copies In the nude David is a very popular subject D Gatta Melata "Cunning Cat" 1443-1553 Family and State paid for it. Was a popular mercenary Up to now it was mostly religious symbols and imagery Men are now being praised for their achievements - mostly military men Were a lot of portraits and statues in roman times. Based on the only equestrian statue that survived since roman times. Marcus Erilius 2nd Century People thought it was Emperor Constantine so it wasn't destroyed Face is very realistic. There is a chance it is the man's actual face. F Method of Work Would first make a small clay model He would cloth the model in damp fabric to see how it would fall. A lot of realism in his work...
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- Spring '08