Origin of Phidian
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The other great Phidian ideal, that of Athena, was represented by several statues, both in Athens and in other cities.
It is true that full drapery seems more consistent with the dignified and august figures of Phidian art.
"Gone to console his 'sleepy Venus' for the damage done to her 'Phidian nose,'" she says to Taffy, with rather a bitter laugh.Airy Fairy Lilian|Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)
Phidian or Michael Angelesque forms gather their own peculiar associations of divinity or power.Imaginations and Reveries|(A.E.) George William Russell
And underneath, Apollo, crossing the sea to Delphi, of the Phidian time.Lectures on Art|John Ruskin