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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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Sophron

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 25 words.

1st century, male.

Active in Sunium.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Sophron made the statue of Cladus of Marathon that once stood on the Acropolis in Athens.

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Gilabert y Ponce, Luis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 41 words.

Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 21 June 1848, in Valencia.

Sculptor. Figures.

Luis Gilabert y Ponce studied at the school of fine arts in Valencia. He first...

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Apollonius II (Son of Archias)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 62 words.

3rd century, male.

Active in the Hellenistic period.

Born to a family originally from Marathon.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Apollonius' name...

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Archias (Son of Apollonius)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 54 words.

male.

Born to a family originally from Marathon.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

An inscription bearing Archias' name was found in the theatre of Dionysus in...

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Pheidias

Olga Palagia.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 2147 words.

(c. 490–430 bc).

Greek sculptor. He was the son of Charmides and pupil of Hegias; he became the foremost figure in an Attic school of artists that included Agorakritos, Alkamenes,...

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Agorakritos

A. Delivorrias.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 564 words.

(b Paros, fl c. 450–c. 420 bc).

Greek sculptor. He was a prominent member of the group of artists led by Pheidias that executed the Periclean building programme on...

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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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