2. A statuary, of Thasos, the son of Chares, lived in the reign of Hadrian, and was sent by his fellow-citizens on a mission to Athens, to dedicate a statue of that emperor; as we learn from an inscription found at Athens, and published by Spon, Chandler, Osann, and Böckh. (Corp. Inscr. Graec.
No. 336; Welcker, Kunstblatt,
1827, No. 83; R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn,
p. 428,2d ed.)