Photograph of clay maquette of centaur with human figures.

Item

Title

Photograph of clay maquette of centaur with human figures.

Description

Photograph of clay sculpture of centaur with human figures. A centaur was a creature from Greek mythology which was half-man and half-horse. The head, arms and torso were human and joined at the waist to the body and legs of a horse. These creatures represented barbarism and unbridled chaos and were frequently represented in Greek architectural sculpture and pottery decoration.

Subject

mythologies (religious concept)
maquettes (sculptures)
art schools (institutions)
sculpture studios (organizations)

Identifier

ms027_046.jpg

Creator

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Publisher

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Archives

Medium

black-and-white prints (photographs)

Format

JPEG

Source

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Dorothy and Kenneth Woodcock Archives

Language

eng

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