Reference Entry

GLYCON - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

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

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies


Show Summary Details


1st century, male.

Active Athenian, active during the 1st century BC.


Ancient Greek.

Glycon is the author of the famous Farnese Hercules, probably copied from Lysippus and now in the Naples Museum. Another Hercules by him is in the museum at Volterra while there is a statue base in the Biscari Museum in Catania.

Reference Entry.  71 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.