Definition of Lysippus

1. Noun. Greek sculptor (4th century BC).

Generic synonyms: Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lysippus

Lysichiton americanum
Lysichitum
Lysiloma
Lysiloma bahamensis
Lysiloma latisiliqua
Lysiloma sabicu
Lysimachia
Lysimachia ciliatum
Lysimachia clethroides Duby
Lysimachia nemorum
Lysimachia nummularia
Lysimachia quadrifolia
Lysimachia terrestris
Lysimachia vulgaris
Lysimachus
Lysippus (current term)
Lysol
Lyssa
Lyt antigen
Lyt antigens
Lythraceae
Lythrum
Lythrum hyssopifolia
Lythrum salicaria
Lytico-Bodig disease
Lytton
Lytton Strachey
Lœuilly
Láadan
Lévy flight

Literary usage of Lysippus

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1. A Handbook of Greek Sculpture by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1897)
"Lysippus was a most prolific sculptor, and he also shows great variety in ... Thus Lysippus seems not only to stand at the end of the series of the great ..."

2. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"SCOPAS, AND Lysippus The Modification of the Athenian Temperament brought ... Passion the Characteristic of Scopas' Art.—Lysippus and his Work in Bronze. ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"Lysippus probably worked exclusively in bronze, and according to Pliny executed the ... Lysippus rejected the conventional rules of the older statuaries, ..."

4. Greek Sculpture with Story and Song by Albinia Lucy Cust Wherry (1898)
"l For this reason Alexander gave orders that Lysippus only should make portraits of him, ... Lysippus was especially famous for his statues of Heracles, ..."

5. A History of Sculpture by Ernest Henry Short (1907)
"So when Lysippus set out to carve a portrait statue such as that preserved in the ... We read : "When Lysippus first made a portrait of Alexander with his ..."

6. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1872)
"Among sculptors the most celebrated was Lysippus, who worked in bronze, and who alone had the privilege of making the likeness of Alexander, I mean in metal ..."

7. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"Four horses, that breathe in the brass of Lysippus, were removed from Constantinople to the square of St. Mark at Venice ; destined again to become the ..."

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