adjective see Praxiteles

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  • praxitelean — prax·it·e·le·an …   English syllables

  • praxitelean — (|)prak|sid.əl|ēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Praxiteles, 4th century B.C. Greek sculptor + English an : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of Praxiteles or his sculpture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Praxiteles — Praxitelean, adj. /prak sit l eez /, n. fl. c350 B.C., Greek sculptor. * * * flourished с 370–330 BC, Greece Greek sculptor. His only known surviving work, the marble Hermes Carrying the Infant Dionysus, displays delicate modeling and exquisite… …   Universalium

  • Praxiteles — (Ancient Greek: Πραξιτέλης, English IPAEng|prækˈsɪtɨliːz) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life size statue.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Apollino — The Apollino or Medici Apollo is a Hellenistic sculpture of the god Apollo of the Lycian Apollo type. It is now in the Uffizi, Florence. Its head has proportions similar to those of Praxiteles s Aphrodite of Cnidus [As represented by… …   Wikipedia

  • Praxiteles — biographical name flourished 370 330 B.C. Athenian sculptor • Praxitelean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lycian Apollo — The Lycian Apollo type, originating with Praxiteles and known from many statue and figurine copies as well as from 1st century BCE coinage, is a statue type of Apollo showing the god resting on a support (a tree trunk or tripod), his right arm… …   Wikipedia

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