2008-11-14

Art Stuff - The Horse of Selene



If there was a perfect equine sculpture I would have to rate the beautifully carved marble head of Horse of Selene held in the British Museum as being the one I would choose. the head came from a magnificent marble frieze collected from the Greek Parthenon in Athens by Lord Elgin. The Horse of Selene forms part of a collection referred to as the Elgin Marbles. I did this drawing as a way of learning how the finer details of a horses' head relate to each other and because I just love that sculpture.

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