Roman Art

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Influences

Etrustcans, Archaic Greece

The Mythical Founding of Rome: Romulus and Remus

Statue of wolf suckling Babies: Bronze

Tomb of the Lioness

Young man and woman dancing to a double flute: Frieze Painting (tomb)

Head of a Man

Portrait of Lucius Brutus: Bronze (eyes ivory)

Roman Republic

Artists considered skilled laborers, arts reflected etruscan influence, expansion brought exposure to other arts

Republican Sculpture

Created believable images, admired and created realistic portraits

Aulus Metellus

Roman official with arm raised, was once known as the orator: Bronze

Roman Coinage

Emperor's faces and ships and charriots: Gold, Silver and bronze

Deneria

Widely circulated coin by caesar

Octavian Augustus

Bare feet, holds a baton, wearing torso armor, cupid on a dolphin next to his right leg: Marble

Ara Pacis Augustae

Rectangular enclosure with altar inside: Marble

Gemma Augusta

A bunch of people, carving: Large onyx Cameo

Roman Colesium

Gold Shell Cameo

Lady playing the Kithara

Naturalistic Figure: Wall Painting

House of Publius Fannius Synistor Boscoreale

Wall paintings and floor mosaics

Roman Mosaic

Poseidon: Small pieces of colored stone, glass or brick and beads

Neptune with Amphitrite

Wall Mosaic: Glass

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