Apollo of the Belvedere - Front View of Statue
Illustration of the famous statue Apollo Belvedere. Created circa AD120-140, the statue depicts Apollo standing, having just shot an arrow. His quiver can be seen over his shoulder (left) and his hand clutches the remains of a bow (right). He is nude except for his sandals and robe. This illustration includes a leaf to cover Apollo’s genitalia, which is not included on the statue itself.
KeywordsRoman, Greek, Archer, python, Vatican, Doric, statue, Archery, bow and arrow, arrow, God, apollo, marble, copy, Apollo of Belvedere, Hadrianic, Leochares, Pythian Apollo, patron of Delphi, strophium
Samuel Bannister Harding, Ph.D., Assisted by Margaret Snodgrass, A.M. The Story of Europe: From the Times of the Ancient Greeks to the Colonization of America, An Elementary History for the Sixth Grade, Based Upon the Report of the Committee of Eight to the American Historical Association (Chicago, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1912) 4