395 BC - 330 BC


Praxiteles (; Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attica sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Praxiteles has received more than 310,424 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Praxiteles ranks 4 out of 163Before him are Auguste Rodin, Phidias, and Myron. After him are Polykleitos, Benvenuto Cellini, Alberto Giacometti, Lysippos, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Antonio Canova, Camille Claudel, and Constantin Brâncuși.

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Among people born in 395 BC, Praxiteles ranks 1After him is Scopas. Among people deceased in 330 BC, Praxiteles ranks 2Before him is Darius III. After him are Ephorus, Philotas, Peucestas, Archestratus, and Ariobarzanes of Persis.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Praxiteles ranks 43 out of 698Before him are Alcibiades (-450), Olympias (-375), Solon (-638), Pindar (-517), Menander (-342), and Xanthippe (-500). After him are Theophrastus (-371), Irene of Athens (752), Gorgias (-483), Draco (-650), Antisthenes (-445), and Polykleitos (-450).

Among SCULPTORS In Greece

Among sculptors born in Greece, Praxiteles ranks 3Before him are Phidias (-490) and Myron (-500). After him are Polykleitos (-450), Lysippos (-390), Scopas (-395), Leochares (-400), Alcamenes (-500), Chares of Lindos (-400), Ageladas (-600), Paeonius (-500), and Antenor (-590).

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