the william j. battle
collection of plaster casts



KOUROS (FROM TENEA)
Archaic Greek (mid-sixth century B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble in the Glyptothek, Munich


DEDICATION BY CHERAMYES TO HERA
Archaic Greek (mid-sixth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





SHE-WOLF FROM THE CAPITOLINE
Archaic Etruscan (sixth or fifth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original bronze in the Capitoline Museum, Rome





A CHARIOTEER (FROM DELPHI)
Early Classical Greek (circa 475 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original bronze in the Delphi Museum





ATHENA LEMNIA
Attributed to Phidias
High Classical Greek (mid-fifth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of two Roman marble copies; a head in the Museo Civico,
Bologna and a body in the Staatliche Museum, Dresden, both after an original
Greek bronze





THE DISCOBOLOS (DISCUS THROWER)
High Classical Greek (mid-fifth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Vatican Museum, Rome,
after an original Greek bronze





LAPITH AND CENTAUR
Metope from the Parthenon, Athens
High Classical Greek (circa 449-440 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble





HEAD OF A GODDESS ("WEBER-LABORDE HEAD")
From the Parthenon, Athens
High Classical Greek (circa 438-432 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





HERAKLES
From the East Pediment of the Parthenon, Athens
High Classical Greek (circa 438-432 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the British Museum, London





(THREE GODDESSES) HESTIA, DIONE AND APHRODITE
From the East Pediment of the Parthenon, Athens
High Classical Greek (circa 438-432 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the British Museum, London





A NIKE (VICTORY) LOOSENING A SANDAL
From the balustrade around the Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Late Classical Greek (circa 410 B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble





TWO NIKES (VICTORIES) LEADING A BULL TO SACRIFICE
From the balustrade around the Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Late Classical Greek (circa 410 B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble





NIKE (VICTORY) DECORATING A TROPEION
From the balustrade around the Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Late Classical Greek (circa 410 B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble





GRAVE GRAVE STELE OF HEGESO
Late Classical Greek (circa 410-400 B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the National Museum, Athens





THE IDOLINO
High Classical Greek (last half of the fifth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman bronze copy in the Archaeology Museum, Florence,
after an original Greek bronze





HERMES AND THE INFANT DIONYSOS
Attributed to Praxiteles
Late Classical Greek (mid-fourth century B.C.), probably reworked in Roman times
Plaster cast from original marble





SATYR
Attributed to Praxiteles
Late Classical Greek (fourth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Capitoline Museum, Rome, after an original Greek bronze





THE APOXYOMENOS
Attributed to Lysippos
Late Classical Greek (fourth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Vatican Museum, Rome, after
an original Greek bronze





APOLLO BELVEDERE
Attributed to Leochares
Late Classical Greek (fourth century B.C.)
Plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Vatican Museum, Rome, after an
original Greek bronze





APHRODITE, FROM PERGAMON
Hellenistic Greek (first half of the second century B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble in the Staatliche Museum, Berlin





DYING GIANT, FROM PERGAMON
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Uffizi, Florence, after original
Greek marble





HOMER
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the National Museum, Naples





WRESTLERS
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Uffizi, Florence





BELVEDERE TORSO
Attributed to Apollonios
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the Vatican Museum, Rome





APHRODITE FROM MELOS (VENUS DE MILO)
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





NIKE (VICTORY) FROM SAMOTHRACE
Hellenistic Greek (second century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





BOY AND GOOSE
Hellenistic Greek (first century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast of a Roman marble copy in the Capitoline Museum, Rome





JULIUS CAESAR
Roman (first century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original schist in the Staatliche Museum, Berlin





BOXER
Hellenistic Greek (mid-first century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original bronze in the Terme Museum, Rome





AUGUSTUS
Roman (first century A.D.)
Plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





AUGUSTE CORONNE
Roman (first century A.D.)
Plaster cast from original marble in the Louvre, Paris





THE DORYPHOROS (THE SPEAR-BEARER)
Roman copy of a work attributed to Polykleitos
High Classical Greek (mid-fifth century B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from a Roman marble copy in the
National Museum, Naples, after an original Greek bronze.





HORSEMEN IN THE PANATHENAIC PROCESSION
Left Frieze from the Parthenon, Athens


HORSEMEN IN THE PANATHENAIC PROCESSION
Center Frieze from the Parthenon, Athens
High Classical Greek (circa 440B.C.)
Painted plaster cast from original marble


HORSEMEN IN THE PANATHENAIC PROCESSION
Right Frieze from the Parthenon, Athens



Blanton Museum of Art 
March 17, 1998
bma@www.utexas.edu     Battle Cast Photos by Frank Armstrong