Melanthius was a noted Greek painter of the 4th century BC. He belonged to the school of Sicyon, which was noted for fine drawing.

He is mentioned by Pliny the Elder who admired the dispositio of Melanthius, i.e. the way in which he spaced his figures

This article incorporates text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, which is in the public domain.

See also Painting (Zographia, Graphe)

List of Greek painters

Ancient Greek Art

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