ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Mars
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Figure of the bronze statue of Mars from Crustumerium.
6th century BCE.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Altar.
Marble. Augustan Age.
Arezzo, Civic Archaeological Museum.
3. MILITARY ART. Rome.
Sword of Tiberius. Detail of the scabbard: Tiberius and Augustus.
Ca. 15 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1866.8-6.1; Bronze 867.
London, The British Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Marriage of Mars-Alexander and Aphrodite-Roxana.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41657.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Mars and Venus.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Punished Love, VII, 2, 23).
Third style. Ca. 20 BCE — 50s CE.
Inv. No. 9249.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Mars and Venus.
Fresco from the House of Citharoedus in Pompeii (House of Popidius Secundus, I, 4, 5—25, north wall of cubiculum 20).
1st century CE.
Dimensions: 253 × 153 cm.
Inv. No. 112282.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The lid frieze.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Slab with reliefs of Mars and Hercules
.
3rd century CE.
Northumberland (England), Alnwick Castle.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ares, called the “Borghese Ares” (close-up).
Marble. 1st—2nd cent. CE (?).
Inv. No. Mr 65 / Ma 866.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ares, called the “Borghese Ares” (close-up).
Marble. 1st—2nd cent. CE (?).
Inv. No. Mr 65 / Ma 866.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ares, called the “Borghese Ares”.
Marble. 1st—2nd cent. CE (?).
Height 211 cm.
Inv. No. Mr 65 / Ma 866.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sculpture group of the imperial couple as Mars and Venus.
Marble. Rome, 120—140 CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Imperial couple presented as Mars and Venus (close-up).
Marble. 120—140 CE (reworked in 170—175).
Inv. No. MR 316 (Ma 1009).
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Imperial couple presented as Mars and Venus.
Marble. 120—140 CE (reworked in 170—175).
Inv. No. MR 316 (Ma 1009).
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hadrian as Ares.
Marble. Hadrian’s time.
Rome, Capitoline Museums.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Ares (type “Borghese Ares”).
Luna marble. Severian replica from the after a bronze Greek statue by Alkamenes casted in 420 BCE.
Inv. No. MC 795.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 68.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Ares (type “Borghese Ares”).
Luna marble. Severian replica from the after a bronze Greek statue by Alkamenes casted in 420 BCE.
Inv. No. MC 795.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 68.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Ares (type “Borghese Ares”).
Luna marble. Severian replica from the after a bronze Greek statue by Alkamenes casted in 420 BCE.
Inv. No. MC 795.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 68.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
“Pyrrhus,” colossal statue of Mars.
Marble. Late 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 58.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Atrium.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sculpture group “Venus and Mars” with portrait heads of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Minor.
Marble. 147—149 CE, after Greek models “Ares Borghese” (5th cent. BCE) and “Aphrodite, type Capua”, 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC652.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Gallery.
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