Matthew James Collins

Art, Ideas and News. I am a painter, sculptor and printmaker.
clioancientart:

Colossal Gilt Bronze Hercules, probably Hellenistic in date and most likely brought to Rome during the later Republic (1st Century BC or very early 1st Century AD). Now housed with many of Rome’s finest antiquities in the superb surroundings of the Palazzo dei Conservatori on the Capitoline Hill, Rome.
Photo Credit: Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities

clioancientart:

Colossal Gilt Bronze Hercules, probably Hellenistic in date and most likely brought to Rome during the later Republic (1st Century BC or very early 1st Century AD). Now housed with many of Rome’s finest antiquities in the superb surroundings of the Palazzo dei Conservatori on the Capitoline Hill, Rome.

Photo Credit: Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities

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Update: Two caryatids unearthed at Amphipolis tomb

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Two caryatids (sculpted female figures) of exceptional artistic value were unearthed on Saturday during excavations by archaeologists in Ancient Amphipolis Kasta tomb, northern Greece, it was announced on Sunday, with specialists noting that the new findings further…

A couple of landscapes of Santa Margherita Ligure. Oil on panel. 20cm x 30cm

A beautiful life size greek terracotta head with the original color from the Marta museum in Taranto, Italy.

A beautiful life size greek terracotta head with the original color from the Marta museum in Taranto, Italy.