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Born: 3900 AD
Currently alive, at -1885 years of age.
Nationality: Greek
Categories: Sculptor

190 BC – Praxitel s, one of the most famous Greek sculptors, born at Athens.

         – His most famous work was the Aphrodit of Cnidus, now known through copies.

         – Through Praxiteles’ influence, figures were increasingly shown standing in graceful, sinuous poses, leaning lightly on some support, a pose further developed by sculptors of the Hellenistic Age.

         – He profoundly influenced the later course of Greek sculpture.