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500 BC - 460 BC

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Apollodorus Skiagraphos (Greek: Ἀπολλόδωρος ὁ σκιαγράφος) was an influential Ancient Greek painter of the 5th century BC whose work has since been entirely lost. Apollodorus left a technique behind known as skiagraphia, a way to easily produce shadow, that affected the works not only of his contemporaries but also of later generations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apollodorus has received more than 128,710 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Apollodorus is the 724th most popular painter (down from 632nd in 2019), the 391st most popular biography from Greece (down from 366th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Greek Painter.

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Among painters, Apollodorus ranks 724 out of 1,421Before him are Sidney Paget, Paula Rego, Carle Vernet, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Will Sampson, and Michiel Coxie. After him are Hans Richter, Takashi Murakami, Charlotte Salomon, Julian Schnabel, Roberto Ferruzzi, and Ramon Casas.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Apollodorus ranks 51Before him are Agatharchus, Telesilla, Cebes, Hippo, Cephisodotus the Elder, and Calamis. After him are Antalcidas, Agoracritus, Callimachus, Gylippus, Chabrias, and Lamachus. Among people deceased in 460 BC, Apollodorus ranks 11Before him are Pharnabazus II, Diagoras of Rhodes, Agatharchus, Telesilla, Hippo, and Calamis. After him are Callimachus, Gylippus, Achaemenes, Thrasybulus of Syracuse, Sophron, and Pharnaces II of Phrygia.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Apollodorus ranks 391 out of 936Before him are Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Aristo of Chios (-300), Meleager (-320), Albert Cohen (1895), Constantine Phaulkon (1647), and Stavros Niarchos (1909). After him are Aspasia Manos (1896), Eleni Karaindrou (1941), Antalcidas (-500), Aristobulus of Cassandreia (-375), Cleombrotus (-600), and Michail Stasinopoulos (1903).

Among PAINTERS In Greece

Among painters born in Greece, Apollodorus ranks 5Before him are El Greco (1541), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), Jannis Kounellis (1936), and Agatharchus (-500). After him are Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), Euphranor (-301), Amasis Painter (-550), Nikiforos Lytras (1832), Yannis Tsarouchis (1910), and Thalia Flora-Karavia (1871).