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When was discobolus made?

When was discobolus made?

450 BCE
Discobolos (Discus thrower) The Discobolos was originally sculpted in bronze in about 450 BCE by Myron, but is known today only through marble Roman copies. The copies may or may not have been of the same quality as the original, and Roman artists may have taken some liberties when copying Greek words.

What is the distinctive characteristic of the discobolus?

The Discobolus is a physically gorgeous, young male athlete frozen in the pose of launching his disc. Although he is involved in a demanding situation, his face and body are unusually relaxed and composed. His head is turned towards his sporting equipment (but in some restorations he is “wrongly” looking ahead).

What is the message of discobolus?

His discus-thrower was admired not only for the way it conveys movement and action in a single pose, but also for capturing Greek ideals about proportion, harmony, rhythm and balance.

Where is the original discobolus was located?

The Townley Discobolus, a Graeco-Roman copy of a fifth-century BC bronze statue, was excavated at Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli near Rome in 1791, and purchased by the dealer Thomas Jenkins the following year.

What is the distinctive characteristic of Myron The Discobulus?

How big is the discobolus?

SIZE: 114cm / 45″

What color is Myron The discobolus?

The Discobolus of Myron coloured blue. Classic Art in vibrant colour. Made in Athens, Greece by an artisanship which has been creating museum replicas and reproductions of Ancient Greek artifacts for almost 40 years.

Where is discobolus located?

The British Museum

What period era does Myron The discobolus belong?

Made in the 2nd century AD, this marble statue is Roman and copies a lost bronze original made by the Greek sculptor Myron in the middle of the 5th century BC.

What is the color of the Myron The discobolus?

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Ruth Doyle