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Parallels: Erechtheion and Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Erechtheion pronunciation: eh REK thee un

Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Built: 421–405 BC
Architect: Mnesicles
Caryatids sculptor:  Mnesicles(?)
1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY. USA
Built: 1901-1905
Architect: Green and Wicks
Caryatids sculptor: Augustus St. Gaudens

Erechtheion
 Ionic  hexastyle portico  

Albright-Knox
Ionic  hexastyle portico 

Erechtheion
Egg-and-dart molding 

Albright-Knox
Egg-and-dart molding

Erechtheion
 Ionic capital with balusters

Albright-Knox
  Ionic capital with balusters

Erechtheion
Egg-and-dart molding   ...   Ionic capital   ...   Volutes   ...  Guilloche  ...    Anthemia   ...   Fluted shaft

Albright-Knox
Egg-and-dart molding   ...   Ionic capital   ...   Volutes   ...  Guilloche  ...    Anthemia   ...   Fluted shaft

Erechtheion
  Ancone supporting cornice on entrance surround  

Albright-Knox
Ancone supporting cornice on entrance surround 

Erechtheion
  Dentil molding 

Albright-Knox
Dentil molding 

Erechtheion
 Rosettes

Albright-Knox
 Rosettes

Erechtheion
Egg-and-dart molding  ...    Bead-and-reel molding

Albright-Knox
Egg-and-dart molding
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Erechtheion
Caryatid portico

Albright-Knox
Paired caryatid porticos 

Erechtheion
Six caryatids

Albright-Knox
Four caryatids

Erechtheion
One of the original six caryatids on display in the Acropolis Museum in Athens

Albright-Knox
Holding a capital, this
caryatid represents Architecture


Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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