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Long-distance race. The standard marathon is 42.2km (26.2mi) long, which was the distance run by the ancient Greek soldier who brought news to Athens of victory over the Persians at the...

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Phasis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Greek and Roman Art. 20 words.

male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Phasis painted a picture of Cynegirus who lost both his hands in the battle of Marathon.

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Panaenus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Greek and Roman Art. 67 words.

5th century, male.

Active in Athens.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Panaenus was the brother or the nephew of Phidias. He worked with him on the gold and ivory...

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Mikon

C. Hobey-Hamsher.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 412 words.

(fl earlier 5th century bc).

Greek painter and sculptor. He came from Athens and although none of his work survives, paintings by Mikon and his great contemporary Polygnotos...

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Kruse, (Carl) Max

Brigitte Hüfler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 386 words.

(b Berlin, May 14, 1854; d Berlin, Oct 29, 1942).

German sculptor, designer, painter and draughtsman. He studied at the Polytechnikum, Stuttgart, from 1874 and then (1877–9)...

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Merson, Luc Olivier

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 586 words.

(b Paris, May 21, 1846; d Paris, Nov 14, 1920).

French painter and illustrator. He was the son of the painter and art critic Charles-Olivier Merson (1822–1902) and trained...

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