Beckham as Belvedere ...

Via the brilliant Eternally Cool blog comes this comparison between soccer player David Beckham's pose in an ad and the Belvedere Torso in the Vatican. Did the photographer choose to copy the famous sculpture, is the pose an obvious one, or has it become so iconic that the photographer used the pose subconsciously ...? The sculpture was found in the early Renaissance, and was highly influential during both on sculptors and painter, for example Michelangelo.

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