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Glossary of LHHS OCAD ART (No.4)

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When did the Portrait Statue of a Boy made?
the period of Early Roman Empire
What kind of technique was used in this work?
the lost-wax bronze casting technique
What does this work reveal?
the skill of the artist in producing a finely textured surface with delicate detailing
The young boy in this work stands in a naturalistic _______________ pose.
contrapposto
What do the raised left hip and bent right knee indicate?
weignt shift
His raised right hand and outreaching left hand indicate interaction with an audience, as if he is _______.
speaking
What does this work recall?
earlier representations of orators.
In the past it was thought to be a portrait of one of the grandsons of the emperors ________________
Gaius or Lucius Caesar
Now, however, scholars think that the boy was probably a member of a Roman ________ family stationed on the island of Rhodes.
patrician
What was Rhodes?
a colony of the Roman Empire
The pose of this work and the emphasis on naturalistic idealism shows the Early Empire artist's debt to what?
Classical Greek sculpture
What is the boy in this work wearing?
himation
What is himation?
a Greek cloak
According to the period of this work, the boy was supposed to wear what?
a Roman style toga
Who was the emperor when this work was made?
Augustus

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