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Apollo Belvedere

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Marble statue (Vatican Mus.) of the Greek god Apollo, discovered towards the end of the 15th century (the exact date is unknown, as is the place of discovery) and named after the Belvedere...

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Apollo Belvedere

Fred C. Albertson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 623 words.

Perhaps no single work of antiquity was held in higher esteem before the late nineteenth century than the Apollo Belvedere,

Apollo Belvedere

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 536 words.

This statue of the Greek sun-god Apollo (h. 2.24 m; ) in the Octagonal Courtyard of the Belvedere of the

Apollo Belvedere

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 195 words.

Marble statue (Vatican Mus.) of the Greek god Apollo, discovered towards the end of the 15th century (the exact date is unknown, as is the place of discovery) and named after the Belvedere...

Apollo Belvedere

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 195 words.

Marble statue (Vatican Mus.) of the Greek god Apollo, discovered towards the end of the 15th century (the exact date is unknown, as is the place of discovery) and named after the Belvedere...

Apollo Belvedere

Luca Leoncini.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 532 words.

This statue of the Greek sun-god Apollo (h. 2.24 m) in the Octagonal Courtyard of the Belvedere of the Museo Pio-Clementino, the Vatican, may be a marble copy made in the time of the...

Apollo Belvedere

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Marble statue (Vatican Mus.) of the Greek god Apollo, discovered towards the end of the 15th century (the exact date is unknown, as is the place of discovery) and named after the Belvedere...

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Apollo Belvedere

Christopher Baker.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 153 words.

(Vatican Mus.), a marble sculpture of the god Apollo, thought to be a Roman copy of a Classical Greek bronze.

Apollo Belvedere

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 186 words.

Marble statue (Vatican Mus.) of the Greek god Apollo, discovered towards the end of the 15th century and long regarded

Apollo

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Religion.

In Greek mythology, a god, son of Zeus and Leto and brother of Artemis. He is associated with music, poetic inspiration, archery, prophecy, medicine, pastoral life, and the sun; the...

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Guttalek, Johann

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 78 words.

Austrian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 May 1773, in Brno; died 13 April 1818, in Brno.

Painter, engraver (etching).

Gutallek studied at the art academy in...

Angelis, Sabatino

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 48 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1838.

Sculptor.

Sabatino Angelis was a Neapolitan artist who copied Classical statues with great skill. His works include Belved...

Gordeev, Fedor Gordeevich

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 68 words.

Russian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1744, in Tsarkoe Selo; died 1810, in St Petersburg.

Painter. History painting.

Gordeev was a student at the St Petersburg...

Antico

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b ?Mantua, c.1460; d Gazzuolo, July 1528).

Italian sculptor, goldsmith, and medallist. His nickname derived from his classically inspired bronze statuettes, many of which were...

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Christian Friedrich Hecker

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(b Saxony, c. 1754; d Rome, 15 April 1795). German gem-engraver, active in Italy from 1784 or earlier. Like many of his contemporaries, Hecker mainly copied antique sculpture, basing his...

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Leochares, Athenian sculptor

Andrew F. Stewart.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 172 words.

Leochares, Athenian sculptor, active c. 370–320 bce; worked mainly in bronze, specializing in gods and portraits. Small bronze replicas of his *Zeus Brontaeus (‘Thundering Zeus’) survive,...

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Belvedere Torso

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A marble fragment showing the torso and upper legs of a powerful male figure seated on a rock, now in the Vatican Museums and named after the Belvedere Court in the Vatican in which it was...

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Leochares

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Art.

Greek (probably Athenian) sculptor active in the mid-4th century bc. He is recorded in several ancient sources but is an elusive figure. In about 350 bc he is thought to have worked with...

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Greece, India, and Race among the Victorians

Partha Mitter.

in African Athena

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6189 words.

The paper traces the process leading to the repudiation of the Afroasiatic roots of Greek civilization in the 19th century. Comparative philology, physical anthropology and biology melded...

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Marchesi, Pompeo

Marica Magni.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 645 words.

(b Saltrio, nr Como, Aug 7, 1783; d Milan, Feb 6, 1858).

Italian sculptor. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan under the aegis of the Neo-classicist Giuseppe...

Vatican Museums

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Institutions housing the enormous collections of antiquities and works of art accumulated by the papacy since the beginning of the 15th century. As the leaders of the Christian Church the...

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