APOLLO : REPRESENTATIONS OF A GREEK AND ROMAN GOD - Corey Carter

A gallery featuring a god from Greek and Roman mythology in sculptures and other forms. He is the son of Zeus and the twin brother of Artemis. He is known as the god of music, god of healing and god of light. This gallery features interpretations of Apollo throughout history.

It is a half life size statue made from marble by Antonio Canova. It is created with the Neoclassical style. It is formed in three dimensional form in a balanced stance. It represents a moment of thought. This sculpture recalls the tale of a love story between Apollo and a nymph named Daphne. He crowns himself with wearing remnants of a laurel tree that Daphne turned into after pursuing Apollo.
It is a relief sculpture created by Artus Quellinus. It represents Apollo victorious over Python, the serpent of Darkness. He is representing the sun overcoming darkness. The sculpture is three-dimensional in a straight pose. He is the focal point of the composition displaying lyre, bow and arrow. It represents that he is the god of music.
This is a bronze roman sculpture of Apollo. This representation of Apollo caters to his healing powers versus his fighting powers. The focus on this sculpture is his lyre and his laurel. It is believed that he held a laurel trunk in his left hand. This rendition lacks the bow and arrow. The style of Apollo's pose is very common for statutes at the time. It has one leg relaxed and the other is slighty bended in motion.
This small sculpture is of Greek origin. It is believed that the object may have held a bow and arrow making it a representation of the god Apollo. It is a three dimensional figure used as an offering to Apollo. The form of the object gives to the style of art during the 700 B.C to 675 B.C .
This sculpture is composed of seven figures. It was created by François Girardon and Thomas Regnaudin. It represented Apollo being served by the Nymphs. It is three-dimensional figure with Apollo being the emphasis of the sculpture. It also shows balance with three nymphs on both sides of him.
This a greek figure made of terracotta. He is represented as the god of music with this rendition. He is holding a harp-like instrument called the kithara. It is believed that this may be a gift to the gods within places of worship or buried with the dead as an offering. He is a three-dimensional figure with one leg relaxed and the other slightly bended on a stool.
It is a lead sculpture of Apollo by John Cheere. This is a free standing sculpture in honor of Apollo. He is in the pose of one leg relaxed and the other is slightly bended. It is three dimensional sculpture. It was created in the 1700s but is very reminiscent of the style of sculpture from ancient times.
It is a marble sculpture created by the workshop of Joseph Wilton. Apollo appears to be holding a weapon that may be his bow and arrow. It also appears that he may be next to a tree most likely it is a laurel tree. This represents that he is the god of healing. It also appears to be a serpent that wraps around the tree. This represents Apollo overcoming darkness by being the god of light. It is three dimensional sculpture that is freestanding.
It a gold coin that has a laureated head of Apollo. It is a greek coin created around 323 B.C. to 315 B.C. On the opposite side, it shows a man directing a two horse chariot. Apollo's head is centered on the coin. The texture is raised to show the facial features on Apollo to give it character.
It is a marble statue of Apollo. Apollo is holding a wreath of laurel, omphalos and a tripod. It is also views as the standard for male and masculine qualities.This rendition shows him as a god of order. It is a three dimensional figure that has one leg relaxed and the other slightly bended.
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