Alexander (artists)

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Alexander (Gr. Ἀλέξανδρος) was the name of a number of different artists in ancient Greece and Rome:[1]

  • Alexander, a painter, one of whose productions is extant, painted on a marble tablet which bears his name.[2]
  • Alexander, a son of king Perseus of Macedon, who was a skillful toreutes.[3]
  • Marcus Lollius Alexander, an engraver, whose name occurs in an inscription in Doni.[4]


  1. ^ Mason, Charles Peter (1867). "Alexander". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 123. 
  2. ^ Johann Joachim Winckelmann, vol. ii. p. 47, v. p. 120, ed. Eiselein
  3. ^ Plutarch, Aemil. Paul. 37
  4. ^ Doni[[{{subst:DATE}}|{{subst:DATE}}]] [disambiguation needed], p. 319, No. 14

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.