Lysistratus

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Lysistratus (Greek: Λυσίστρατος Σικυώνιος) was a Greek sculptor of the 4th century BC, brother of Lysippus of Sicyon. We are told by Pliny the Elder that he followed a strongly realistic line, being the first sculptor to take impressions of human faces in plaster.

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  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Lysistratus". Encyclopædia Britannica. 17 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 184.
  • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historiae, 35, 153.