Greek sculptures are one of the greatest examples of art. There are lots of things to learn from these sculptures such as postures, anatomy, proportions, drapery etc. Thanks to some artists who created the 3d versions of some popular Greek sculptures and make it possible to study these sculptures from every angle. The 3d models of these sculptures may not be 100% identical but can be used to study anatomy, musculature and proportions.
This is the 3d model of a great, 17 feet tall master piece, David. The statue of David is created between 1501 and 1504 by Michelangelo, the Italian artist. In 1873, the statue was moved to the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence. It’s an ideal figure to study human male anatomy.
Apollo Belvedere or Apollo of the Belvedere—also called the Pythian Apollo holding his bow is a 7.3 feet tall statue, created by a greek sculptor Leochares. This sculpture is considered as one of the best sculpture of it’s class by neoclassicists.
Farnese Hercules, a Greek god with great, strong and heroic anatomy created by a Greek sculptor named Lysippos. This famous sculpture was moved to Naples in 1787. A good one to study the heroic proportions and musculature. Farnese Hercules is one of the most famous sculpture of the classical era and has a strong heroic image in European imagination.
Capitoline Aphrodite is a type of statue of Venus, the goddess of love in which she is covering her body after a bath. Pope Benedict XIV gave it to the Capitoline museum. The museum kept it inside the hall dedicated to the Venus which is also called The Cabinet of Venus.
The well known sculpture Aphrodite Kallipygos, also known as the Venus Callipyge. Aphrodite Kallipygos is the statue of partially draped Venus in which she is looking behind while uncovering her back. It is an ancient Roman marble statue which is believed to be the copy of an old Greek Original.
Venus de Milo
Another cool 3d model of the Greek goddess Venus with game ready mesh. The actual sculpture is about 6 feet tall and created in between 130 and 100 BC. This statue is created by the sculptor Alexandros of Antioch and currently it display at the Louvre museum at Paris.
Sophocles was the son of Sophilus and a famous tragedy writer of the classical Greek era. He wrote about 123 plays but only 7 plays are known to be found in the complete form.
Nike of Samothrace
Nike of Samothrace is also known as Winged Victory of Samothrace. This Sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory) is about 8 feet tall which is created around 200-190 BCE. This is one of the most famous sculpture in the world and currently, it has been displayed at Lauvre Museum, Paris since 1884.
Hebe is the goddess of youth and the daughter of Zeus and Hera. Hebe is the Greek word that implies youth or prime of life. In 19th and early 20th century, the figure of Hebe became popular for garden fountains, and was widely available in cast stone those days. An Italian Sculptor, Antonio Canova, also created four different sculptures of Hebe and one of them is in Forli museum, Italy.
Zeus, according to Greek mythology, is the Father of Gods and men, also known to be the god of Sky and Thunder. Zeus was the child of Chronus and Rhea and youngest of his siblings. He is quite an important and powerful character in Greek mythology. He mainly symbolized by thunderbolt, eagle, oak and bull.
This is the 3d model of a Caryatid. Caryatids are the sculptures of the females served as a support / columns or pillars in Greek architectures and buildings.
Finishing it off with a 3d model of a lion Greek sculpture.