Phidias art links 


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Phidias: Athena Parthenos (copy), ca.450 B.C.
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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[Greek Sculptor and Architect, 5th Century B.C.]

• Also known as:  Pheidias
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
18 photographs of the Parthenon

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Musei Capitolini, Rome
Wounded Amazon, copy of an original by Fidia (Phidias)

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Phidias at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  
Images of the Parthenon

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Columbia University Visual Media Center
Explore the acropolis in Athens, Greece, for which Phidias created some statuary (QuickTime)

Columbia University Visual Media Center
Explore the narrative and aesthetic significance of the Parthenon frieze

Great Buildings Online

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Phidias  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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