3. A statuary in bronze, whom Pliny mentions as a contemporary of Lysippus, at Ol. 114, B. C. 323, the date of Alexander's
death. (H. N.
34.8. s. 19). Even if we make all allowance for Pliny's practice of grouping together, at some marked historical epoch, artists who were only partially contemporary, we can hardly suppose this Sostratus to have been the same person as the preceding.
But, on the other hand, considering how frequently different branches of art were cultivated by the same person, there is much probability in Thiersch's conjecture, that he was identical with the following.