ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Centaurs
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1. SCULPTURE.
Death of Francesco Sassetti (tomb relief in cappella Sassetti).
Giuliano da Sangallo.
Marble, traces of guilding. 1480s.
Florence, chirch Santa Trinita.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Lapith and centaur.
After metope of Parthenon.
London, The British Museum.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Centaur.
Cameo. Sardonyx. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 25889.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Pirithous and Hippodamia receives centaurs at his wedding.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Gavius Rufus VII, 2, 16).
Inv. No. 9044.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of a centaur.
West pediment of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia.
Marble. 60s of the 5th century BCE.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Clipeus-sarcophagus of Lucius Caltilius Salutaris depicting the myth about Romulus and Remus.
Marble. Second half of the 2nd century.
Inv. Nos. 106, 106A.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with representation of Centauromachy.
Proconnesian marble. Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. SBAO 16651.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Dionysus and Ariadne (front panel).
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Dionysus and Ariadne.
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
L. 210 cm, H. 93 cm, B. 60 cm.
Inv. No. Ma 1346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysus, Ariadne and Centauri-clipeophori (close-up).
Marble. Ca. 230 CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysus, Ariadne and Centauri-clipeophori (close-up).
Marble. Ca. 230 CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysus, Ariadne and Centauri-clipeophori (front panel).
Marble. Ca. 230 CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Aule Cacni with a scene of a battle between the centaurs and the Greeks.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 5.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
White marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 326137.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of deceased in the shield surrounded by geniuses of death, Oceanus, Tellus, Achilles and Chiron. Relief with imago clipeata on the sarcophagus.
White marble. Second half of the 3rd century.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac ceremonial procession (thyasos)
Luni marble. 160180 CE.
Inv. No. 128577.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Centauromachia.
Relief on a sarcophagus.
Roman work of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 290.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 53.
18. MOSAIC. Rome.
Detail of the floor mosaic.
3rd century CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 2.
19. CERAMICS. Greece.
Centauromachia.
Black-figure crater. Attic.
Golvol Group. Clay. Ca. 520 BCE.
Inv. No. . 1526.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
20. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos on his chariot, drawn by centaurs.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.3 × 3.1 cm.
Inv. No 282.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
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