Teisicrates

See also

A work of Teisicrates

Teisicrates (fl. 320-300 BC), sculptor from Sicyon. A student of Eutychides who was a student of Lysippus.

A student of Teisicrates was Xenocrates who wrote a book about the Art of Sculpture (toreutike) (an important source for the book of Pliny the Elder about Greek artists and their work).

Works:

  • Demetrios Poliorcetes

Demetrius I of Macedon, drawing based on sculpture from the Villa of the Pisons, Herculaneum. Roman copy of a 306 to 290 BC original. Naples, a work of Teisicrates. Museo Archeologico Nazionale , Source

  • The praying ephebe. A bronze sculpture identified as a work of Teisicrates. Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin. Inv. Sk 2.

  • A sculpture of Peucestes a satrap of Persia who worked for Alexander the Great.


List of ancient Greek sculptors

All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License


A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M

N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z