Hermes Torso. Decorative Lithograph from 1900Hermes Torso. Decorative Lithograph from 1900Hermes Torso. Decorative Lithograph from 1900

Decorative lithograph of a torso, excavated in Olympia, created by the sculptor Praxiteles.

Size: 6,1 x 9,8 inches, fine condition of the litho.

A semi transparent depicts the torso as we know it today, the lithograph depicts the full statue. The covering sheet has some creasing at the right part.

Praxiteles (Ancient Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue. While no indubitably attributable sculpture by Praxiteles is extant, numerous copies of his works have survived; contemporary authors, including Pliny the Elder, wrote of his works; and coins engraved with silhouettes of his various famous statuary types from the period still exist.

Some writers have maintained that there were two sculptors of the name Praxiteles. One was a contemporary of Pheidias, and the other his more celebrated grandson.


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Hermes Torso. Decorative Lithograph from 1900


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