Unknown, Statue of a Bear, 100-125 A.D., Marble 171.2 × 53.3 × 127 cm (67 3/8 × 21 × 50 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Drawing from Antiquity: Animals

Drawing From Antiquity


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Animals have inspired artists throughout the course of history. In ancient Rome, lions and horses were symbols of courage, power, and wealth. Learn about the significance of these animals, and use contour drawing to study the anatomical structure of animals from objects in the museum's collection.

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