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  Cresilas
He was a contemporary of Pheidias, and one of the sculptors who vied in producing statues of amazons at Ephesus about 450 BC.
Cresilas … also made the “Olympian Pericles,”; a work worthy of the title; it is a marvellous thing about this art that it can make famous men even more famous’ Pliny the Elder
Another work of Cresilas of which copies survive is the portrait of Pericles, the earliest Greek portrait which has been with certainty identified, and which fully confirms the statement of ancient critics that Cresilas was an artist who idealized and added nobility to men of noble type.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Bios/Cresilas.html   (308 words)

  
  Cresilas -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cresilas, a (A native or inhabitant of Crete) Cretan (An artist who creates sculptures) sculptor of (Quince) Cydonia.
As his amazon was wounded (volnerata; (Roman author of an encylclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)) Pliny, Nat.
An extant portrait of (additional info and facts about Anacreon) Anacreon is also derived from Cresilas.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cr/cresilas.htm   (106 words)

  
 NEWS: pr-000925
The largest service bureau in France, Cresilas now operates 13 solid imaging machines from 3D Systems - seven SLA 250 systems, two SLA 500 systems, two SLA 5000 systems, one ThermoJet® solid object printer, and the new SLA 7000 system.
According to Philip Hoarau, founder of Cresilas, the company acquired the SLA 7000 system to reduce fulfillment time and increase the number of orders it can accept.
In addition to the high-demand automobile sector, Cresilas also manufactures parts for numerous other industries, including aviation, electronics, telecommunications, casting, medical, sport and leisure equipment and packaging.
www.3dsystems.com /newsevents/newsreleases/pr-Jan_16_01.asp   (514 words)

  
 Pericles
495 BC – 429 BC Bust of Pericles after Cresilas, Altes Museum, Berlin
During the autumn of 431 BC, Pericles led the Athenian forces that invaded Megara and a few months later (winter of 431 BC-430 BC) he delivered his monumental and emotional Funeral Oration, honoring the Athenians who died for their city.
In 430 BC, the army of Sparta looted Attica for a second time, but Pericles was not daunted and refused to revise his initial strategy.
www.wikipediaondvd.com /nav/art/1/b.html   (8392 words)

  
 CRESILAS - Online Information article about CRESILAS
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encyclopedia.jrank.org /COR_CRE/CRESILAS.html   (188 words)

  
 HERMITAGE MUSEUM ONLINE SHOP: HEAD OF ATHENA
This is a contemporary adaptation from a marble Roman copy of Cresilas's original executed in the 5th century BC.
The majestic nobility and lucid beauty of the ideal images of Man distinguished the classical sculptures of Phidias and his contemporary Cresilas.
It has been skillfully crafted by experienced workmen of the Hermitage workshops.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /shop/html_En/products/10298_Head_of_Athena.html   (79 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Cresilas (European Art To 1599, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Cresilas (European Art To 1599, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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His statue of Pericles is the earliest Greek portrait statue that has been identified.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Cresilas.html   (121 words)

  
 Archaeological Finds Pertaining to the Amazons II
Two hundred and twenty years had been spent in the process of building the first temple, and when this was destroyed the Ephesians at once began the construction of another even more costly.
The older Artemisium is said to have possessed among its treasures four statues of Amazons executed by four of the most distinguished sculptors of the fifth century, Phidias, Polyclitus, Cresilas, and Phradom.
The tradition is only on of many which indicate very close connection between the Amazons and this sanctuary.
www.amazonation.com /ArchaeologyII.html   (1279 words)

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