Bronze, 4.5'' high.
The man is a hero, probably Herakles. His opponent is a centaur, possibly Nessos, who had volunteered to carry the hero’s bride across a river and then assaulted her. The man is larger than the horse to indicate that he will be the victor.
Carved on Crete.
Marble and paint, 6'4'' high.
An ideal warrior
Cut free from the stone
Face is masklike
Marble, 4' high.
Bronze, 6'10'' high
Bronze, 6'6'' high
The contrapposto is more pronounced than in the Kritios Boy
He achieved his goals through harmonic proportions and a system of cross-balancing for all parts of the body.
Ratio of body is more real.
Marble, 6'8'' high
The first nude statue of a Greek goddess caused a sensation.
Praxiteles was famous for his ability to transform marble into soft and radiant flesh.
Marble, 7'1'' high
High classical sculpture
Marble, 6'9'' high
Broke down the dominance of the frontal view and encouraged viewing statues from multiple angles.
Marble, Nike 8' 1" high
Bronze, 4' 2" high
The boxer is not a victorious young athlete with a perfect face and body but a heavily battered, defeated veteran whose upward glance may have been directed at the man who had just beaten him.
His nose is broken, as are his teeth. He has smashed “cauliflower” ears.