Roman gods and goddesses           by lucas camilo 

The Roman era produced many beautiful statues, paintings, and pottery. In this gallery you will take a look at various Roman gods and goddesses from different stories told in the form of art. There was a development since the times of the Greeks mainly in using landscapes which you can see if some of these paintings. Of all the paintings created in the Roman era most were destroyed and only a handful of them exist today. Enjoy a walk through history.

This is a painting depicting the Roman hero Perseus and the Roman deities Mercury and Minerva. This painting depicts contrast, and uses complementary colors in their outfits.
This drawing depicts the Roman goddess of war Bellona leading the Romans to battle with the Turks. This is done in black and white hand drawn style, it shows how war centric the Romans culture was.
This is a picture of a statue of the Roman god of thunder and the sky, as well as king of the gods, Jupiter. This is a hand carved marble statue with elements of gold incorporated.
This is a painting of the Roman god of war and god of the sea, Mars and Neptune, respectively. This painting has a feeling of openness because of the sky and there's an over all feeling of serenity.
This is a statue depicting Aeneas carrying his father Anchises to escape from Troy. This statue was carved out of stone rather than marble which gives it a more serious tone than it being marble.
This is a painting depicting the Roman goddess of magic Circe being confronted by hero Ulysses on her island. The colors are very bright despite the serious tone of the painting.
This painting depicts the Roman god Pan and the nymph Syrinx, she ran to the river's edge to get help from Pan. This painting has a wonderful bit of nature in it from the water to the reed pipes.
This painting depicts the Roman god of the sun and archery Apollo and his sister goddess of the hunt Diana. It features a town and a stag while the shadows create depth and dimensions.
In this painting it depicts Heracles fighting Antaneus during his twelve labors. This painting does a good job of depicting terror and the contrast between the two people.
In this photo is a stone dish from the Roman era. On it is a harpy with a lot of complementing colors on it's plumage, along with light green hues going along the edge of the plate.
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