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Cresilas

(c. 440—410 bc)


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Sculptor from Cydonia in Crete, active c.440–410 bc.

His statues of Pericles and of Dieitrephes shot through with arrows stood on the Acropolis; their signed bases survive. Acc. to Pliny the Elder, his Amazon for Ephesus was placed third after those of Polyclitus and Phidias. Copies of Pericles' head survive.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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