Apollo

Drawn from the Antique

Soane Museum, London

NOW CLOSED

Artists & the Classical Ideal

Discover how antique sculpture, from ancient Greece and Rome, has been one of the most important sources of inspiration to Western artists for the past five centuries.

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(c. 1545/50), Enea Vico.

The Academy of Baccio Bandinelli (c. 1545/50), Enea Vico. Katrin Bellinger collection

(c. 1790s), Gijsbertus Johannus Van den Berg.

The Drawing Lesson (c. 1790s), Gijsbertus Johannus Van den Berg. Katrin Bellinger collection

(1591), Hendrick Goltzius.

The Belvedere Torso (1591), Hendrick Goltzius. The Teylers Museum, Haarlem

(1591), Hendrick Goltzius.

The Farnese Hercules Seen from Behind (1591), Hendrick Goltzius. The Teylers Museum, Haarlem

(c. 1792), J. M. W. Turner.

A Study of a Plaster Cast of the Belvedere Torso (c. 1792), J. M. W. Turner. Victoria and Albert Museum

(c. 1850), William Daniels.

Self-Portrait with Casts: The Image Seller (c. 1850), William Daniels. Katrin Bellinger collection

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