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  1. flourished c430–c400 b.c., Greek painter.
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Historical Examples

  • I admire also Sophocles as a tragedian, Polycleitus as a sculptor, and Zeuxis as a painter.

    The Memorabilia


  • His vanity seems to have been as remarkable as that of Zeuxis.

  • In subject the works of Parrhasios may be divided like those of Zeuxis.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • In the Temple of Hercules, there was another picture by Zeuxis.

  • Some birds flew to the grapes of Zeuxis, and began to pick at them.

British Dictionary definitions for zeuxis


  1. late 5th century bc, Greek painter, noted for the verisimilitude of his works
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