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Euphranor
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(Εὐφράνωρ; Euphránōr).

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[1] Sculptor, painter and art critic in Athens, c. 364-361 BC

Important sculptor, painter and art critic ( Art, theory of) in Athens with his acme in 364-361 BC. As paintings the ‘Battle of Mantinea’ (362 BC), the ‘Apotheosis of Theseus’ and ‘Twelve Gods in the Stoa Eleutherios’ are described and ‘Democracy and Demos’ and ‘Odysseus’ are mentioned. E. described his ‘Theseus’ as ‘me…

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Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), “Euphranor”, in: 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 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e405620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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