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Amanus  

male.

Active in the time of Tiberius (?).

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

Amanus is known from an epitaph from the Via Salaria, and was a slave of the Roman historian Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust).

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1st century, male.

Active in the time of Hadrian.

Born to a family originally from Aphrodisias in Caria.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

The remains of a Group in marble (Zeus, Poseidon, Helios, Heracles) by Flavius Andronicus, working with a relative, were found in Rome. They are now in the Glyptotek Ny Carlsberg in Copenhagen. The baroque style of the work is reminiscent of the ...

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2nd – 3rd century, male.

Active in the early Christian period.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Maetius Aprilis' name and the tools of his trade (hammer and chisel) are preserved on an epitaph in the Catacombs of Priscilla in Rome.

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1st century, male.

Active in Rome towards the middle of the 1st century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

According to Pliny, Arellius used his mistresses as models for his depictions of the goddesses: Itaque in pictura ejus scorta numerabantur, 'And so you can count his mistresses in his picture'....

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male.

Active during the Roman age.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

His signature ex officina C. At. Auli can be seen on the hip of a figure wearing a toga (Agrippa?) found in the theatre at Merida (Spain).

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1st century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

Pliny relates that Attius Priscus worked under Vespasian, with Cornelius Pinus, on the restoration of the temples of Honor and Virtus. Pliny says that he was 'antiquis similor' (close to the ancients), and thus close to the Classical style. Nothing remains of his work, though his name has been suggested as painter of the ...

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2nd – 3rd century, male.

Active at the beginning of the Christian age.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

The name of Vincentius Aurelius, accompanied by the tools of his trade (hammer, square etc.), has come down to us from a Roman epitaph. He specialised in the carving of sarcophagi....

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2nd century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Cincius Publicus Salvius made the enormous pine-cone that surmounted the Mausoleum of Hadrian.

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1st century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Coponius made a number of statues for the Theatre of Pompey, according to Pliny and Suetonius.

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1st century, male.

Active in Rome AD.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Cossutius' name is signed on two antique statues, one of which was discovered in the house of Antoninus Pius at Lanuvium.

London (British Mus.): statue from Lanuvium

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1st century, male.

Active in Rome AD.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

This Cossutius, known from a signed work, seems to have been active at the time of Augustus and Tiberius.

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2nd – 1st century, male.

Born in Groanda (Pisidia), Turkey.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Daimenes worked at Halicarnassus and was buried there.

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Decius  

1st century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Decius made a colossal head in bronze, placed in the Capitol by the consul P. Lentulus in 77 BC.

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male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

The name of Diadumenus, a Greek artist of the Roman period, appears on a cippus ( a small, low pillar) now in the Vatican Museum in Rome, and also on a beautiful low relief in the Louvre in Paris, showing Jupiter, Juno and Thetis...

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1st century, male.

Born in Athens.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Diogenes made a group of caryatids (supporting columns in human form) for the Pantheon of Agrippa in Rome.

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2nd century, male.

Sculptor. Mythological subjects. Statuettes.

Ancient Roman.

London (British Mus.): Seated Hercules (statuette, signed)

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2nd century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

Diognetus taught painting to the emperor Marcus Aurelius. He was also a philosopher.

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1st century, male.

Active in Rome.

Painter. Portraits.

Ancient Roman.

Dionysius may be of Greek origin.

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2nd century, male.

Born in the middle of the 2nd century BC, in Bithynia.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Doidalses is mentioned by Pliny as the sculptor of a Bathing Aphrodite. In Pliny's day this work was in the temple of Juno in Rome.

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3rd century, male.

Born 204, in Syria; died 222, in Rome.

Painter.

Ancient Roman.

Elagabalus, Roman emperor AD 218-222, is thought to have painted a self-portrait dressed as a Syrian priest of the god Elagabalus, from whom he took his name.