Definition of Praxiteles

1. Noun. Ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC).

Generic synonyms: Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praxiteles

Praguians
Praha
Praia
Prairial
Prairie State
Prajapati
Prajesh
Prakash
Prakrit
Prakritic
Prakrits
Prangli
Prato
Praunus
Pravachol
Praxiteles
Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Children
Pre-Cana
Pre-Greek
Pre-Raphaelite
Pre-Raphaelites
Preacher
Preakness
Precambrian
Precambrian aeon
Precambrian eon
Precambrian period
Preface
Prekmurian

Literary usage of Praxiteles

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1. 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 about by the Peloponnesian War.— The Psychological Art of Scopas and praxiteles. ..."

2. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"praxiteles' Works in Athens.— His Satyr, "Marble Faun. ... From their wide distribution, it is inferred that the life of praxiteles, like that of the most ..."

3. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"Family of praxiteles. Skopas. The family of praxiteles, the creator of the ... A praxiteles the Elder, probably the grandfather of the great praxiteles, ..."

4. A Handbook of Greek Sculpture by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1897)
"praxiteles.l—The work of praxiteles was regarded by the later Greeks and the ... But in this matter praxiteles has been wronged by his very popularity. ..."

5. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"This work is mentioned by Lucian as the masterpiece of praxiteles; and it is also the subject of numerous epigrams in the Greek Anthology. ..."

6. A History of the Ancient World by George Willis Botsford (1911)
"Next to Phidias, praxiteles, who lived in the fourth century, BC, was the most famous sculptor of Greece. In the Capitoline Museum at Rome is a copy of his ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"During the time of praxiteles the life of the individual was less merged in ... praxiteles worked for private buyers, and many of his statues went to Asia ..."

8. An Introduction to Greek Sculpture by Lewis Edward Upcott (1887)
"praxiteles. Among the names of Greek sculptors, that of praxiteles stood next to ... Of the more extensive works of praxiteles, such as the pedi- mental ..."

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