famous fourth century B.C. Greek sculptor; best known as creator of the Aphrodite of Knidos.
ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC)
Athenian sculptor of the 4th century BCE, whose best known works are the Hermes and baby Dionysos from Olympia, and the Aphrodite of Knidos. His innovations were in the depiction of intimacy and emotion.
4th century BC Greek sculptor renowned for his elegant and sensuous sculptural style
Praxiteles of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the greatest of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC, who has left an imperishable mark on the history of art.