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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Pyrilampes

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.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Pyrilampes, like his father Agias, was active in Messene; he made statues of the victors at the Olympic Games.

Stomius

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 22 words.

5th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Stomius made a statue of Hieronymus of Andros, victor in the Olympic Games of 480 BC.

Theron

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

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

4th – 3rd century, male.

Active in Boeotia.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theron made statues of the victors at the Olympic Games.

Theomnestus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

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

4th century, male.

Active in Sardis.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theomnestus worked in Chios, making sculptures of the victors at the Olympic Games,...

Timagoras I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 27 words.

3rd century, male.

Active in Rhodes during the second half of the 3rd century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Timagoras made statues of victors in the...

Theon IV

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 32 words.

2nd century, male.

Active in Antioch in Syria c. 100 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theon worked in Rhodes, making statues of the victors of the Olympic...

Thoenias

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 47 words.

3rd century, male.

Active during the second half of the 3rd century BC.

Born in Sicyon.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Thoenias made a statue of King...

Daedalus II

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 68 words.

4th century, male.

Active in Sicyon in 395 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Daedalus, the son and pupil of Patroclus, made a trophy consecrated by the Eleans...

Glaucias

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 64 words.

5th century, male.

Active on Aegina.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Glaucias made the bronze chariot and statue of Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse and victor of the...

Kanachos

Diane Harris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 136 words.

(fl c. 400 bc).

Greek sculptor. Pliny (Natural History XXXIV.i) placed him in the 95th Olympiad (400–397 bc) as a contemporary of the sculptors Naukydes,...

Eutelidas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 31 words.

6th century BC, male.

Active Argive, active in 516 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Eutelidas and Chrysothemis made the statues of two victors at the Olympic...

Selmi, Hédi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 20th-Century Art. 56 words.

Tunisian, 20th century, male.

Sculptor.

Hédi Selmi is considered to be the pioneer of modern sculpture in Tunisia. His sculptures decorate the spaces of many Tunisian...

Kolotes

Virginia C. Goodlett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 198 words.

(fl last third of the 5th century bc).

Greek sculptor. He specialized in chryselephantine (gold and ivory) statues. Pliny provided the most important testimony to Kolotes’...

Pythagoras I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 198 words.

6th century, male.

Born c. 510 BC, in Samos.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Pythagoras worked at Rhegium between 480 and 448 BC. He made sculptures of the...

Mckenzie, Robert Tait

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 770 words.

Canadian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 May 1867, in Almont (Ontario); died 28 April 1938, in Philadelphia.

Sculptor. Figures, sporting subjects. Medals, monuments.

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Fonseca, Gonzalo

Angel Kalenberg.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 223 words.

(b Montevideo, July 2, 1922; d Seravezza, Italy, June 10, 1997).

Uruguayan painter and sculptor. He studied from 1942 under Joaquín Torres García and was one of the...

Winans, Walter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 236 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Great Britain and in the USA.

Born 1852, in St Petersburg, to an American father; died 12 August 1920, in London.

P...

Charney, Melvin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 425 words.

Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1935; died 17 September 2012.

Sculptor, draughtsman, painter, installation artist, architect.

In 1976 Charney attracted...