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The New York Kouros is an early example of life-sized statuary in Greece. The marble statue of a Greek youth, kouros, has an Egyptian pose and is otherwise separated from the block of stone. It is named for its current location, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.[1][2][3] De afmetingen zijn 76 5/8 × 20 5/16 × 24 7/8 in. (194.6 × 51.6 × 63.2 cm) Other (height w/o plinth): 76 5/8 in. (194.6 cm) Other (Height of Head): 12 in. (30.5 cm) Other (Length of face): 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm) Other (shoulder width): 20 5/16 in. (51.6 cm)

New York Kouros
Marble statue of a kouros (youth) MET DT263.jpg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kleiner, Fred S. (2009). Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective. Cengage Learning. p. 124. ISBN 0-495-57360-4.
  2. ^ Condra, Jill (2008). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History: Prehistory to 1500CE. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-313-33663-8.
  3. ^ Woodford, Susan (1988). An Introduction to Greek Art. Cornell University Press. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-8014-9480-2.