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Tombstone of an Athenian horseman

Unknown370s BC

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

The tomb of an Athenian horseman (370s BC), which entered Russian collections in the nineteenth century, gives us an idea of memorial sculpture at that time. The vertical stale usually depicted the scene of the deceased parting with relatives or a friend. In the classical period, to which the tomb of the Athenian horseman belongs, the reliefs are full of a profound sense of noble grief.

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