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a hero in Greece when he liberated old city states from Macedonian rule in 197 BC
portrait is stylistically in Hellenistic tradition
remained a central feature of Roman art throughout its long history
“Altar of Domitus Ahenobarbus”
example of eclecticism in sculpture, three sides of base were covered with reliefs depicting the wedding procession of sea god Neptune and his bride Amphitrite
Ancestor portraits separated the old patrician families from ____, and former slaves from ___
middle and lower class of working citizens
newly wealthy and powerful of more modest origins
Man with Ancestor Busts
reproductions of wax or terracotta portraits
designed to convey those elements of character that patrician class valued most highly
portrait a self-confident image of magistrate with close-cropped hair and first signs of aging in his lined face
incorporates all the trappings of Greek statuary of Polykleitan original
head sits atop a powerful, youthful, almost nude body, evokes notion of patrician cultural superiority
Pompey the Great
full head of hair that’s combed to form an arc over center of his forehead
portrait has receding hairline, less remarkable for its character than for its choice as a coin type
Forum of Caesar
has symmetry and regularity of Republican fora outside capital
dedicated to Venus Genetrix
Julius Ceasar was murdered, plunged Roman world into
civil war that lasted for 13 years
Roman had their own sculpting traditions
carving of veristic portraits that celebrated the virtuous character of the patrician class
eclectic portraits can be seen as parallels to...
Pompey built a grandiose theater that was...
city’s first permanent entertainment center
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