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date: 31 October 2020

Agasias(1)locked

, son of Dositheus, Ephesian sculptor, c. 100 BCE
  • Thomas Bertram Lonsdale Webster
  •  and Andrew F. Stewart

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Agasias (1) Ephesiansculptor, son of Dositheus, active c.100 bce. He signed the Borghese Warrior from Anzio, now in the Louvre, a nude figure striding forward to parry an attack from above. Its ‘flayed’ anatomy and attenuated proportions look back to the school of *Lysippus (2).

Subjects

  • Greek and Roman Archaeology

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