Contrapposto explained


A discussion about contrapposto while looking at “Idolino” from Pesaro, (Roman), c. 30 B.C.E., bronze, 158 cm (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze), speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Although these particular objects may not have been known in the Renaissance, the ideas and form of contrapposto were revived in the Italian Renaissance.


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Contrapposto explained," in Smarthistory, June 18, 2018, accessed November 25, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/contrapposto-2/.