- 360?–315? b.c., Greek painter.
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Apelles, the greatest of Greek painters, floruit circa 332 b.c.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
Mary, the widow of Apelles, to the wife of Karnis, the singer.Serapis, Complete
Seeing this, Apelles divided the second line, to every one's astonishment.
Apelles was destined to bear away the palm from all his predecessors and successors.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
Apelles, the image of the life of man as painted in a table by, 436 n.A Treatise on Wood Engraving
- 4th century bc, Greek painter of mythological subjects, none of whose work survives, his fame resting on the testimony of Pliny and other writers
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