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Aristocles IV (Son of Cleoitas)  

5th century, male.

Sculptor in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Younger contemporary of Phidias, this artist may have been the grandson of Aristocles II. He was commissioned by Gnathis of Thessaly to make a group showing Zeus and Ganymede for the Altis at Olympia. The Ganymede has been identifed as the bronze ...

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Aristocles V  

4th century, male.

Born in Thasos.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

In 398 BC, Aristocles V restored the reliefs on the base of Phidias' Athena Parthenos.

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Aristocydes  

4th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Aristocydes is mentioned by Pliny ( Natural History 35. 146).

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Aristodemus I  

4th century, male.

Active at the end of the 4th century BC.

Sculptor in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

According to Pliny, Aristodemus made bronzes of chariots and charioteers, statues of athletes, philosophers and old women. Tatian attributes to him a portrait of Aesop. His most famous works seem without doubt to have been a ...

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Aristogiton  

5th century, male.

Active in Boeotia (?).

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

The base of the Boeotian Eppidalos at Delphi was signed by Aristogiton along with Hypatodorus. Pausanias tells us that the same two artists made a votive piece for the people of Argos, to be set up on the Sacred Way, on the occasion of the victory of the Athenians and the Argives over the Spartans in 460 or 456 BC at the Battle of Oenoe. It showed Polynices' allies gathered together for the expedition against Thebes and the chariot of Amphiaraus with the charioteer Baton. Nothing remains of this work except the first part of a Argive dedication, recut in the last quarter of the 5th century, on the base of 460 or 456 BC. The name Aristogiton (and also that of Hypatodorus) appears on a list found in Thebes, believed to be a ...

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Aristolaus  

4th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Son and pupil of Pausias of Sicyon. Aristolaus' paintings include Epaminondas (probably dating from before 335 BC, date of the destruction of Thebes), Pericles, Media, Virtue, Theseus, The Demos of Attica...

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Aristomedes  

5th century, male.

Active in Thebes.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Together with his compatriot Socrates, Aristomedes made a Cybele Dindymene in pentelic marble for the poet Pindar (who died in 441 BC).

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Aristomedon  

5th century, male.

Active in Argos at the beginning of the 5th century BC.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Aristomedon was commissioned by the Phocians to make a work portraying the heroes and leaders of the country grouped around the soothsayer Tellias, to commemorate a victory over the Thessalians....

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Aristomenes I  

5th century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Born in Thasos, date unknown, Aristomenes is mentioned by Vitruvius as a capable painter, but one who had little success. An epigram by Antipater that appears twice in the Greek Anthology refers to him as 'Strymonian'. Antipater alternates his name with that of Aristomachus, and both names may refer to the same person. It is not clear, however, whether the work mentioned by Antipater is a painting (the work was dedicated to Aphrodite by three ...

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Ariston I  

7th – 6th century, male.

Active during the archaic age.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Ariston and Telestas, his brother, are mentioned as the sculptors of an 18-foot (5.4-metre) Zeus at Olympia, dedicated by the Arcadian town of Cleitor between 600 and 550 (?) BC. He may be associated with the earliest group of bronze-makers active in Laconia....

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Ariston II  

4th century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Possibly the son of Aristides the Elder, and very probably the father of Aristides the Younger and of Nicomachus, and so the grandfather of Ariston III. A single work is known by this painter, a Satyr, wearing a crown and holding a skyphos (drinking vessel)....

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Ariston III  

4th century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Ariston was the son and follower of Nicomachus, and so probably the grandson of Ariston II (school of Aristides the Elder).

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Ariston IV  

4th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Born in Rhodes.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Ariston's signature appears on an Athenian inscription, together with that of Xanthias.

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Ariston V  

3rd century, male.

Active during the first half of the 3rd century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Ariston worked on a bronze statue, an ex-voto from Timotheus son of Euphanes, in collaboration with Agathon of Ephesus. His signature was found on the Acropolis at Lindus (datable to c. 270 BC). Two other signatures of Ariston of Chios have been found at Camirus (c. 260 BC)....

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Ariston VI  

3rd century, male.

Active at the end of the 3rd century BC.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Ariston's name appears on a base from Corinth that once supported a statue of Cephisoteles, son of Timosthenes.

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Aristonidas III (Son of Mnasitimus)  

4th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Born in Rhodes.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

This Aristonidas left two signatures, in Rhodes and in Lindus (votive statue). He may have been the father of Temagoras and Mnasitimus, hieropoioi (overseers of temples and sacred rites) in Camirus around 290 BC....

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Aristonidas IV  

3rd century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Probably the grandson of Aristonidas III, this Aristonidas is known from a signature from Camirus thought to date from around 258 BC.

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Aristonothus  

7th century, male.

Potter, vase painter (?).

Ancient Greek.

Aristonothus' signature appears on a krater from Caere.

Rome (Palazzo dei Conservatori): krater

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Aristonous  

6th century, male.

Active in the Archaic period.

Born on Aegina.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Aristonous made a Zeus crowned with lilies, with an eagle and a thunderbolt, which was offered to Olympia by the people of Metapontum.

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Aristopeithes (Son of (Aristo?)nymus or (Cleo?)nymus)  

4th century, male.

Born in Phyle.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Aristopeithes' signature appears on two bases from Eleusis dating from 326-324 BC.