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n. - Ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC).

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  • Not since Praxiteles has there been such divinity in sculpture.
  • Oh, for a Phidias, or a Praxiteles to have made the wonder of her body immortal!
  • That is the account of Gettysburg by one Praxiteles Swan, onetime captain of the Confederate States Army.
  • By contrast, the idealized statues of the gods created by Greek sculptors, such as Phidias and Praxiteles, are clearly alive and animated, even when the gods are... for more
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