470 BC

Critius (Kritios)
The bronze statues by Anteuor of the tyrannicides Harmodios and Aristogiton which had been raised upon the Acropolis at Athens were taken away by Xerxes in 480 B.C. About 470 B.C. the sculptors Critius and Nesiotes were commissioned to replace them. Several representations of their work have come down to us.

sculptor; flourished between 470 and 400 B.C.
A younger contemporary of Phidias, who was probably born at Sicyone and settled at Argos, Greece, and a pupil of Agelaidas. His most important work was the chryselephantine statue of Hera, in the Heraion at Argos, which replaced the old temple destroyed in 423 B.C.



0370BC 0350BC

Quondam © 2014.11.19