Doryphoros

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Description

The nude male statue is seen from the front. His weight is on one leg in contrapposto. His left arm is bent and his right arm hangs loose at his side. Behind his right leg is a tree stump that helps support the sculpture which indicates that this is a copy from the Greek original. He has short curly hair and is beardless.

Physical Description

1 art original : marble ; 212 cm. high

Creation Information

Polykleitos [-0450..-0400].

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 45 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Saskia, Ltd.

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The UNT College of Visual Arts + Design (CVAD) seeks to engage UNT's diverse student population with issues of artistic heritage, stimulate students' imagination and involvement with the world, foster their critical and analytical thinking, and inspire their creativity through educational opportunities in art education, art history, design, and studio arts, all supported by a vital program of creative research.

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Description

The nude male statue is seen from the front. His weight is on one leg in contrapposto. His left arm is bent and his right arm hangs loose at his side. Behind his right leg is a tree stump that helps support the sculpture which indicates that this is a copy from the Greek original. He has short curly hair and is beardless.

Physical Description

1 art original : marble ; 212 cm. high

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ARTsource

The licensed images of artworks in this collection supplement artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, and fashion from a variety of vendors. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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Creation Date

  • [-0450..-0400]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 16, 2013, 4:37 p.m.

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Polykleitos. Doryphoros, physical object, [-0450..-0400]; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc42431/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.