Second-rate Greek painter (according to Plin. HN 35,140), who worked around and after 350 BC and was the teacher of Antiphilus . Extant works are a battle painting, the sack of Oechalia, and a portrait of Laodamia; nothing is known of their style.
G. Lippold, s.v. Ktesidennos, RE 11, 2077.
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Hoesch, Nicola (Munich),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 26 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e623890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510