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Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed
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Roman Art History, Part 2, Stokstad, 3rd ed

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Roman Art History, Part II: From Early Classical to Late Empire.

Roman Art History, Part II: From Early Classical to Late Empire.

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  • 1. ROMAN art, Part II T, R, 12-1:20PM Professor Paige Prater
  • 2. QUICK QUIZ • Name these two pieces of art • List three ways they are similar • List three ways they are different • Use terms discussed in class: principles and elements of art, culture, and/or time-period or technique. • Name/date your paper.
  • 3. Place
  • 4. Time Periods • 509-27BCE The Republic • 27BCE-96CE The Early Empire • Flavians 69-96CE • 96-192CE High Imperial Art of Trajan & Hadrian • 192-395CE The Late Empire, Third & Fourth Centuries
  • 5. The Flavians 69-96CE • Military men • Restored imperial finances • Stabilized the frontier • Last Flavian ruler, Domitian: terror returns • Titus=Domitian’s deified predecessor/brother
  • 6. Arch of Titus, 81 CE (restored1822-24) • Commemorates Titus’ capture of Jerusalem, after fierce suppression of Jewish revolt • Concrete faced with marble • 50’ base for 4-horse chariot and rider statue • Inscription defines the monument
  • 7. Arch of Titus
  • 8. Arch of Titus - Spoils from the Temple of Solomon
  • 9. Arch of Titus – Triumphal Procession, Titus in Chariot 6’ 8”
  • 10. Flavian Amphitheater (Colosseum), 70-80CE • Begun under Vespasian in 70CE/completed under Titus in 80CE • “Colosseum” because originally a huge statue of Nero called “Colossus” stood next to it • Sports-arena: 159’ high, 280x175’ floor • 100 days of performances at opening in 80CE • 9,000 wild animals/2,000 gladiators died • 76 entry doors; 50,000 spectators • Awning over the top • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3CnkdSJ9i0
  • 11. Colosseum
  • 12. Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater) Architecture • Attic (top) with Corinthian pilasters • 3 levels of arcades: Tuscan order, Ionic order, Corinthian order
  • 13. Young Flavian Woman, 90CE • Latest court fashion
  • 14. Middle-aged Flavian Woman, Late 1st century, CE • Revival of verism • Recorded age
  • 15. High Imperial Art of Trajan and Hadrian • Domitian – assassinated in 96CE; succeeded by Nerva (a senator who appointed Trajan his successor) • Trajan: born in Spain, commander of troops in Germany • Greatest extent of the Roman empire reached • “adopted” successors vs. genetics • Hadrian (117-138CE): consolidated borders/ reforms • Patronage of arts increased
  • 16. Column of Trajan, 113-116CE or after 117. Marble, spiral band =36”; 625’ if “unfurled”!
  • 17. The Pantheon, 118-128CE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANWz9a09KAg
  • 18. • Oculus • Drum
  • 19. Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli 130-135CE • http://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=t6npEWNrHGM Battle of Centaurs and Wild Beasts, 118-128CE. Mosaic floor, Hadrian’s Villa, 23x36”
  • 20. Hadrian’s Wall, 2nd century CE • Stone/turf; 24,000 auxiliaries • 73 mi, forts/fortified towers ea mile
  • 21. The Unswept Floor (mosaic variant of 2nd century BCE painting by Soso of Pergamon). 2nd century CE. *TESSERAE
  • 22. Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, 11’ 6” gilded bronze, 176 CE 161-180CE ruled Commodus (son) succeeded him
  • 23. Commodus as Hercules, 191-192CE. Marble, 46 ½”.
  • 24. The Late Empire, 3rd-4th centuries, CE • Political/economic decline • Barbarian threats • Army controlled the government
  • 25. Caracalla • 14 ½” • Marble • Early 3rd century, CE • Son of Septimius Severus: murdered his brother, Geta in 212CE • Murdered in 217CE • Baths of Caracalla in 216- 217CE (50 acres) Septimius Severus, Julia Domna, and their Children, 200BCE. 14” painted wood.
  • 26. Baths of Diocletian/Church of Santa Maria Degli Angeli • Frigidarium converted by Michalangelo
  • 27. 3rd Century: Soldier Emperors - Philip the Arab, 244-249CE, 26” • Head of the Imperial Guard • Murdered his predecessor • Murdered after 5 years
  • 28. Tetrarchs, 300CE
  • 29. Audience Hall of Constantine Chlorus (The Basilica), early 4th century
  • 30. Constantine the Great 325-326CE 8’ 6”
  • 31. Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine (Basilica Nova) 306-313CE
  • 32. Arch of Constantine, 312-315CE
  • 33. Priestess of Bacchus (?), Ivory diptych, 390-401CE

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