Pasiteles sentence example
- PASITELES, the most important member of the Neo-Attic school of sculpture in the time of Julius Caesar.
- At that period there was at Rome a demand for copies of, or variations on, noted works of Greek sculpture: the demand was met by the workshops of Pasiteles and his pupils Stephanus and Menelaus and others, several of whose statues are extant.
- an important place is assigned to Pasiteles of Naples (fl.
- 40), probably incorporating the substance of the earlier Greek treatises; but Pliny's indebtedness to Pasiteles is denied by Kalkmann,who holds that Pliny used the chronological work of Apollodorus, as well as a current catalogue of artists.