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ANTIGONUS - Sculptor in bronze

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANTIGONUS - Sculptor in bronze

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3rd century, male.

Born to a family originally from Carystus (Euboea).

Sculptor in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

As a young man Antigonus was a pupil of the old philosopher Menedemus in Eretria, after which he began to move around. Around 270 BC, he seems to have arrived in Athens, then moving on to Delphi, Elis and Cos, until c. 241 BC( ?) when he was summoned by Attalus I to Pergamum. While

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