- fl. c450 b.c., Greek painter.
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Historical Examples of polygnotus
It is the same in painting; and here lies the difference between Zeuxis and Polygnotus.Poetics
Polygnotus was praised by Aristotle for his designs, and by Lucian for his color.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III
We need not be dismayed by the stories of Apelles and Polygnotus with their plums and sparrows.Since Czanne
They are celebrated for their designs of the pictures of Polygnotus, as described by Pausanius.
This is the chamber commonly called the Pinacotheca, where Pausanias saw pictures or frescoes by Polygnotus.
- 5th century bc, Greek painter: associated with Cimon in rebuilding Athens