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Arcesila'us

3. A painter, the son of the sculptor Tisicrates, flourished about 280 or 270 B. C. (Plin. Nat. 35.40.42.) Pausanias (1.1.3) mentions a painter of the same name, whose picture of Leosthenes and his sons was to be seen in the Peiraeeus. Though Leosthenes was killed in the war of Athens against Lamia, B. C. 323, Sillig argues, that the fact of his sons being included in the picture favours the supposition that it was painted after his death, and that we may therefore safely refer the passages of Pausanias and of Pliny to the same person. (Catal. Artif s. v.

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