a Volscian of Fregellae, was an eminent statuary in clay, in the early Etruscan period, and the maker of a statue of Jupiter, which was dedicated by Tarquinius Priscus, and which was painted with vermilion on great festivals.
This is according to the common text of Pliny (Plin. Nat. 35.12
. S. 45); but the reading is so very doubtful, and the critical discussion of it so complicated, with so very little hope of a satisfactory result, that we must be content to refer the reader to the following works, in which the question is treated at length. (Sillig's Pliny, l.c.,
and Jan's Supplement; Sillig, Catal. Artif.
Append. s. v.
Jan, in the Jen. Litt. Zeitung,
1838, p. 258 ; Kunstblatt,
1832, No. 49, 1833, No. 51; Müller, Etrusker,
vol. ii. p. 246, and Arckäol. d. Kunst,
§ 171, ed. Welcker.)