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Published by Duke Univ. Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English


  • Lysippus.

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SeriesDuke University Publications
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 334 p. 62 pl.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15342499M

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Lysippus: lt;p|>| |Lysippos| (|Greek|: |Λύσιππος|)|||[|1|]||| was a |Greek sculptor| of the 4th century BCE World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of. The Getty Bronze is believed by some to be Lysippos's work, or at least a copy, because the detail on it is consistent with his style of work and his canon of proportions. Lysippos's work is described by ancient sources as naturalistic with slender and often lengthened Born: c. , Sicyon, Greece. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Franklin Plotinus, b. Lysippos. New York, Greenwood Press, [©] (OCoLC) Lysippos had a long and prolific career as a sculptor in bronze in the s B.C. According to the Roman author Pliny, he made over gh none of Lysippos's original work has survived, his sculpture was immensely popular among the Romans, who produced numerous copies of his work.

Lysippus is said by the Roman writer Pliny the Elder (1st century ce) to have made more than 1, works, all of them in bronze. Of these, not one has been preserved, nor is there a completely reliable copy. There are, however, a few copies that may be ascribed to him with some certainty. Life. Lysippus was a Greek Sculptor born in ~ BCE in Sicyon (present-day regional unit of Corinthia). Lysippus was active from ~ – BCE, Originally a worker in metal, he taught himself the art of sculpture by studying nature and the Doryporus (“Spearbearer”) of Polyclitus (as shown below), whose cannon of ideal male proportions he modified by creating a smaller head and a. Appears in 10 books from Page 55 - Argive-Sicyonian school, Euphranor and Lysippus, and the sons of Praxiteles and of Lysippus, together with the gem-engraver Pyrgoteles. The chief extant works of art are: The sculptures from the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, in the British Museum. Lysippus’ glory is to carve with the stamp of life: Calamis’ I consider is perfect at horses. Apelles claims highest place for paintings of Venus: Parrhasius deserves his for art in miniature. Mentor’s theme is rather in sculpted groups: through Mys, acanthus winds its brief way.

Lysippus, a Greek sculptor, of Sicyon in the Peloponnesus, flourished in the latter part of the 4th century B. was originally a workman in bronze. Alexander the Great ordered that no one should paint him but Apelles, no one make his statue but Lysippus. He made statues of Alexander at all periods of his life, and in various positions, and the equestrian statues of 25 Macedonian chieftains. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. formula functions Futurism Futurist give human idea impression Impressionists influence interested landscape Léger Letters light look Lysippus Malevich mass material means method movement nature non-objective notice object. Lysippos received numerous portrait commissions from Alexander's Generals. And, as he was also head of the famous athletic school of Peloponnese, Lysippos naturally sculpted many athletes. Most popular at the time as a commission, was a figure of an athlete, scraping his body with a strigil - a curved instrument, used to scrap oil, dirt and. Lysippus is a crater on has a diameter of kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in Lysippus is named for the Greek sculptor Lysippos, who lived in the 4th century BCE.. ReferencesCoordinates: 0°48′N °30′W / .