). A statuary of Athens, who flourished about
B.C. 372. Two works of his are spoken of by the ancients—a Hermes nourishing
Dionysus when an infant, and one of a public speaker in the act of delivering an oration.
There was another sculptor of the same name, usually called “the
Younger,” the son of Praxiteles, who flourished at Athens in B.C. 300.