Often imitated by many other painters and artists during the Italian Renaissance, this replica of Roman Male Torso statue is true to its original form. Roman sculpted male torso represents the best of the ancient classical sculpture. Handmade from a mixture of resin and plaster of Paris, this statue is expertly aged and finished to a high degree.
During the 17th Century, artists were inspired to express the forms of the body beneath its external appearance. These anatomical studies paved the way to show the modeling and movement of the human body and lead to the creation of expressive poses.