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Aristophanes  

5th century, male.

Vase painter.

Ancient Greek.

Born in Attica in the late 5th century BC, Aristophanes, painting in the 'rich' style, signed a number of cups made by the potter Erginus.

Vatican (Vatican): krater

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Aristophilus (Son of Eusthenes)  

3rd century, male.

Active at the end of the 3rd century BC.

Born in Corinth.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Aristophilus is known from a signature from Delos.

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Aristophon  

5th century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Aristophon was probably the brother of Polygnotus of Thasos and father of Aglaophon the Younger. Paintings attributed to him are a Philoctetes (a subject treated in various ways by contemporary and later vase painters), an Ancaeus Wounded by the Boar...

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Aristoteles  

4th – 3rd century, male.

Born in Cleitor (Arcadia).

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

An epigram by Anytus (late 4th or early 3rd century BC) mentions Aristoteles as the sculptor of a great bowl dedicated to Athena by one Cleubotus of Tegea.

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Aristoxenus (Son of Euprepon)  

3rd century, male.

Born in Tenedos.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Aristoxenus is known to us solely from a partly illegible signature on a stone from Lemnos, reused at the beginning of the imperial period.

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Artemon III  

3rd century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Artemon painted a portrait of a queen named Stratonice - perhaps the daughter of Demetrius Poliorcetes - in the first half of the 3rd century BC. He also painted a Danaë and the Infant Perseus on the riverbank at the moment of their discovery by pirates (or fishermen?). A painting from Pompeii is probably a close copy. Other works known were: ...

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Ascarus  

6th – 5th century, male.

Active Theban, active at the turn of the 6th and 5th centuries BC.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Acarus was the pupil of a Sicyonian master (Canachus?), according to Pausanias. Before the Persian wars he was commissioned by the Thessalians to make a ...

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Asclepiades  

3rd century, male.

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

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Asclepiades collaborated with Goneus in 274 BC in painting the paraskenia (stage wall) for the theatre at Delos, receiving in return 2,500 drachmas.

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Asclepiodorus II  

4th century, male.

Active Athenian, active during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Asclepiodorus, a contemporary of Protogenes and Apelles, may have formed part of the Sicyonian School. Apelles praised the harmonious proportions of his figures, and Plutarch described him as one of the greatest representatives of Athenian painting. According to Pliny, he wrote a book on painting. Only one of his works is known, ...

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Asopodorus I  

6th – 5th century, male.

Active in Argos.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

A member of the school of Ageladas, Asopodorus worked with his compatriots Atotus and Argeiadas and the Achaean Athanodorus on the large ex-voto dedicated by Praxiteles of Camarina to Olympia between 484 and 480(?) BC....

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Assteas  

4th century, male.

Active Lucanian, active during the 4th century BC.

Vase painter.

Ancient Graeco-Roman.

Asteas is one of the very few painters from southern Italy whose name has come down to us. Three out of six vases painted by him were found at Paestum. His vases can be favourably compared with those from Apulia for richness of colour. His designs are well executed, with some elegance and flair....

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Asterion (Son of Aeschylus)  

4th century, male.

Active at the end of the 4th century BC (?).

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Asterion made a statue dedicated at Olympia by the Sicyonian Chaereas, victor in the children's boxing competition. Since Canachus the Younger made the votive effigy of Bycelus, the first Sicyonian to win this competition, it would seem that Asterion worked at a later date than Canachus, probably at the beginning of the 4th century BC....

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Athanodorus I  

6th – 5th century, male.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Athanodorus, from Achaea, worked at Olympia with Argeiadas, Asopodorus I and Atotus, all of Argos, on the great ex-voto dedicated by Praxiteles of Camarina between 484 and 480 (?) BC.

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Athanodorus II  

5th century, male.

Active at the end of the 5th century BC.

Born in Cleitor (Arcadia).

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

According to Pliny, Athanodorus was the pupil of Polyclitus. He worked with others on the great ex-voto at Delphi offered by Sparta on the first section of the Sacred Way in memory of the victory at Aegospotami (405 BC). He made the ...

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Athenion  

4th century, male.

Active during the middle or the turn of the 4th century BC.

Born in Maroneia (Thrace).

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Athenion was the pupil of Glaucion of Corinth and was to die young. Pliny mentions him with reference to Nicias to whom, it seems, he was often compared and sometimes preferred. His work was in the 'Severe Style'. His most famous work, ...

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Athenis (Son of Archermus)  

6th century, male.

Active in Chios during the second half of the 6th century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Athenis is said to have earned the hatred of his contemporary, the poet Hipponax, for caricaturing him. He worked in collaboration with his brother Bupalus. Their works were well known, not only in Chios (where they made an image of Artemis with what is believed to have been a double mask, with both a sad and a happy expression), but also in Pergamum, Lesbos, Smyrna, Clazomenae and Delos....

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Atotus  

6th – 5th century, male.

Active in Argos.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

The name of this artist appears with those of Argeiadas, Asopodorus and Athanodorus on the base of an ex-voto at Olympia dedicated by Praxiteles of Camarina between 484 and 480 (?) BC.

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Bathycles  

6th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 6th century BC.

Born in Magnesia ad Maeandrum.

Sculptor, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Bathycles, like many other Ionians in Asia, moved westwards under the threat from the Medes as first Lydia and then the coastal towns fell. He came eventually to work in Greece. Around 530 BC, he designed the vast decorative construction known as the ...

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Baton II  

3rd century, male.

Active at the end of the 3rd century BC.

Born in Heraclea.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Baton is known to have worked in Attica from three bases found in Athens and Eleusis bearing his signature. One of the Athens statues must have been a seated female figure; that from Eleusis was probably a portrait statue of a standing man....

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Berlin Painter  

6th – 5th century, male.

Active 500 to 480 BC.

Painter, potter.

Ancient Greek.

The Berlin Painter is so called because an amphora painted by him, depicting, on one side, Silenus with a Lyre and, on the other Hermes with Silenus and a Hind, is preserved in Berlin. More than two hundred other vases, varying in quality, have been attributed to this artist. Those dating from the first two decades of his career are rigorous in style, while those from the following two decades are stylistically weaker and may be the work of a pupil....