Roman Art Influence

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During the third century BC, triumphal paintings started to become widely accepted, they would represent military achievement of mastery and conquered enemy cities and regions. Throughout the duration of this period, according to Kamm, A., & Graham, A. (2014), the Romans also painted purely ornamental maps to depict the major places of a particular campaign. Prior to that, these paintings would be enclosed in gold and ivory frames. Triumphal scenes can also be seen elsewhere, especially on Trajan 's Column where there are images of Roman combats during the Dacian wars. In conformity with Kamm, A., & Graham, A. (2014), the Romans used many materials when designing sculptures, these comprise of stone, metals and glass. not long before the middle…show more content…
H., & Ramage, A. (2014). the statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback and the even larger statue of Constantine I, both located in Rome is an example. Moreover, as Roman art increased in a more advanced way, sculptures started to lack proportion with heads being enlarged, this was a distinct feature illustrating the influence of Eastern art. As stated by Kamm, A., & Graham, A. (2014), the notably large method of Roman painters was the development of landscape painting, a genre in which the Greeks exhibited little interest. In their effort to satisfy the huge demand for paintings throughout the empire, from officials, senior army officers, householders and the whole public, Roman artists created panel paintings (in encaustic and tempera), large and small-scale murals (in fresco), and gain superiority over all the painting genres, including their own brand of "triumphal" history painting. Many of the Roman paintings that lived on are in Pompeii and Herculaneum. They are decorative murals, featuring seascapes and landscapes, and were painted by skilled 'interior decorators ' instead of virtuoso

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