1. ATTIUS, a Roman painter, who lived under the Flavian emperors (about A. D. 70), and was one of the best artists of the period.
In conjunction with Cornelius Pinus, he adorned with paintings the temple of Honos et Virtus, when it was restored by Vespasian. Of these two artists Priscus approached nearest to the ancients. (Plin. Nat. 35.10. s. 37