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Euphranor, Greek sculptor and painter, active c. 370–330 BCE

Andrew F. Stewart

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics


Published online December 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199381135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.013.2559

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Only his colossal marble *Apollo Patrous has survived. A virtuoso all-rounder, he also made personifications (Aretē, Hellas, i.e. Virtue and Greece), heroes (*Achilles, *Paris) and portraits (*Philip (1) II, *Alexander (3) the Great), wrote on proportion and colours, and painted the Battle of *Mantinea (362), the Twelve Gods, and *Theseus with *Democracy and *Demos in the Stoa Basileios.

Article.  126 words. 

Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology

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