[lahy-sip-uh s]


flourished c360–c320 b.c., Greek sculptor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of lysippus

  • If only you had likewise found some Lysippus to cast the medal!

  • The portrait statues of Alexander the Great by Lysippus were very numerous.

  • The great King would only allow himself to be modeled by Lysippus.

  • It was followed by Lysippus, who called the Doryphoros of that artist his master.

  • But Lysippus would have made wonderful groups of her and thee.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

British Dictionary definitions for lysippus



4th century bc, Greek sculptor. He introduced a new naturalism into Greek sculpture
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