), of Athens, a sculptor, who made for the Thespians a copy of the celebrated statue of Eros by Praxiteles, which originally stood at Thespiae, but was removed to Rome by the emperor Caligula. (Paus. 9.27
. §§ 3, 4, Bekker.)
The date of this artist can only be conjectured by supposing that his copy was made about the same time that the original was removed, in order to supply its loss.
There is nothing to determine whether or no he was the same person as the statuary mentioned by Pliny, who made athletas et armatos et venatores, sacrificantesque
34.8. s. 19.34).