SCULPTOR

Lysippos

390 BC - 300 BC

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Lysippos (; Greek: Λύσιππος) was a Greek sculptor of the 4th century BC. Together with Scopas and Praxiteles, he is considered one of the three greatest sculptors of the Classical Greek era, bringing transition into the Hellenistic period. Problems confront the study of Lysippos because of the difficulty of identifying his style among the copies which survive. Not only did he have a large workshop and many disciples in his immediate circle, but there is understood to have been a market for replicas of his work, supplied from outside his circle, both in his lifetime and later in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lysippos has received more than 238,187 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Lysippos is the 10th most popular sculptor (down from 8th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Greece (down from 61st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Greek Sculptor.

Lysippos is most famous for his sculpture of the god Zeus.

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Among SCULPTORS

Among sculptors, Lysippos ranks 10 out of 190Before him are Polykleitos, Praxiteles, Benvenuto Cellini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Alberto Giacometti, and Camille Claudel. After him are Antonio Canova, Constantin Brâncuși, Henry Moore, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Giambologna, and Alexander Calder.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 390 BC, Lysippos ranks 1After him are Shang Yang, Vyasa, Lycurgus of Athens, Hypereides, Alexander V of Macedon, Manius Curius Dentatus, Hieronymus of Cardia, Hakor, Peucestas, Tiberius Coruncanius, and Coenus. Among people deceased in 300 BC, Lysippos ranks 1After him are Diotima of Mantinea, Aristoxenus, Berossus, Nearchus, Hipparchia of Maroneia, Eudemus of Rhodes, Menaechmus, Hegesias of Cyrene, Gaius Duilius, Eurydice of Egypt, and Callippus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Lysippos ranks 73 out of 855Before him are Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Isocrates (-436), Vangelis (1943), Clement of Alexandria (150), Nana Mouskouri (1934), and Paul of Greece (1901). After him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), John V Palaiologos (1332), Antigonus I Monophthalmus (-382), Hephaestion (-356), and Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882).

Among SCULPTORS In Greece

Among sculptors born in Greece, Lysippos ranks 5Before him are Phidias (-490), Myron (-500), Polykleitos (-450), and Praxiteles (-395). After him are Scopas (-395), Leochares (-400), Alcamenes (-500), Chares of Lindos (-400), Ageladas (-600), Antenor (-590), and Paeonius (-500).