By Erwin Christensen
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Their variety indicates that many artists must have cut seals, and the artist was allowed a considerable measure of freedom. The state regulated the life of the citizen, but it did not stifle art. design, as here shown, ///. ), Nimrud. Reallexicon, W. Spemann (190S) nasirpal from the palace of Ashur- British Lion Hunt, palace of Ashurnasirpal (III. Museum. After Forrer, 25) Assyrian art on a larger scale is largely relief carving as represented in carved The wall 54-55]. panels [pp. Mesopotamian relief style achieved its greatest development in the carved alabaster panels that decorated the lower portion of courts and halls.
36) The inscription on the statue says "Cheramyes [a man] dedicated me to Hera," who may well be represented, as the statue was found near the temple of the goddess Hera. Even without the head and with only a trace left of her bent the statue has an elegance of shape and a delicacy in the garment, expressed by closely spaced grooves. The cylindrical, columnlike figure tapers down, the feet protrude at the base. The sculptor aimed to get the utmost effect from the heavier drapery of the upper garment, contrasting against the thin lines on one side and the broad, smooth surface on the other.
550 and chair seem to be of suggest the body beneath the heavy drapery. The cubical block is rounded off to define only the main contours, and the folds lying flat are carved on the surface. The interest in drapery, to the neglect of anatomy, characterized archaic sculpture of the Greek Ionian settlements along the coast of Asia Minor. This »tic trend was carried to Athens, probably through Proportions are massive; figure There one piece. J is little to patron of art and literature. Ionian artists invited to Athens I male head This head 1 is of a (III.
A Pictorial History of Western Art by Erwin Christensen