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Nicias

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00130239
Nicias

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4th century, male.

Active 348 to 308 BC.

Born in Athens.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Nicias, a pupil of Antidotus, earned a considerable reputation for the nobility of his style and his choice of subjects. Praxiteles praised him very highly. Paintings by him include Odysseus Calling on the Shades of Death...

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Subjects: Painting ; Greek and Roman Art

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