- flourished c350 b.c., Greek sculptor.
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The skin still glowed with the polishing that Praxiteles' own hands had given it.Buried Cities, Part 2
He looked as beautiful as the Eros of Praxiteles in his helmet of panther-skin.The Gods are Athirst
Phryne served as a model to Praxiteles, for his Venus of Cnidus.
I would compare the mind to the beautiful statue of Love by Praxiteles.Devereux, Complete
Characterise the work of Praxiteles, comparing it with that of Phidias.Etheldreda the Ready
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- 4th-century bc Greek sculptor: his works include statues of Hermes at Olympia, which survives, and of Aphrodite at Cnidus