Art Analysis: The Good Shepard

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The title of the picture I chose was The Good Shepard. It was a picture in chapter nine with an artist that is unknown. This picture took place in about 300AD. It was founded in one of the largest catacombs in Rome, the catacombs of Domitilla. when the sculpture was founded the legs were cut off, so those were restored by the Greeks at the time, so the sculpture stands about three feet tall. With that, the sculpture is made of marble, which is one of the most used stones in Rome at that time. To me the intended audience are the people who follow him to show that he, Jesus, carries his people no matter what happens and what follows. The purpose is that he is carrying the sheep by four of its legs as if he is rescuing the sheep or protecting it, which can act as symbolism of altruistic concern. The theme behind this statue illustrates an Early Christian-era sculpture that shows a one of the many stories in the Bible, the story is in chapter ten of the book of John. It is showing an early and youthful picture of Jesus holding a sheep by all four legs around his neck. This statue symbolizes that he himself is the shepherd and the sheep represent the people who follow him, whom he will carry. Also when looking at the clothing that he is wearing, it is shown that it is late Hellenistic Roman…show more content…
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