Hellenistic Greek sculpture

By |2019-08-08T22:38:30-07:00July 5th, 2017|Art, Greeks|

Hellenistic sculpture by Praxiteles: Hermes and the infant Dionysos A new Hellenistic style At the end of the 400s BC, Greece, and especially Athens, was devastated by a terrible war which involved nearly all the Greek city-states, the Peloponnesian War. The end of the war left the Greeks too poor for much sculpture, [...]