Polykleitos also Polyclitus or
Policleitus, flourished about 450-420 BC. He was the most celebrated
sculptor in antiquity along with his contemporary Pheidias
and he was born at Sikyon about 480 BC. They were both pupils of
the famous Ageladas.
Roman marble copy of the original bronze created by Polykleitos around 450 BC, the so called "Canon". Museo Archeologico Nationale, Naples.
("Man tying on a fillet").
The best surviving copy of another famous bronze work created by Polykleitos by 430 BC, Athens museum.
Roman copy after the original. With this work Polykleitos won first prize over Pheidias, 440 BC.
Faithful copy of bronze head made by the Athenian Apollonios.
National museum Napolis.
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