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Ἀνδροκύδης), of Cyzicus, a Greek painter, a contemporary and rival of Zeuxis, flourished from 400 to 377 B. C. (Plin. Nat. 35.36.3.) He painted, partly on the spot and partly in Thebes, a skirmish of horse which took place near Plataeae shortly before the battle of Leuctra (Plut. Pel. 25), and a picture of Scylla surrounded by fishes. The latter picture was much praised for the beauty of the fishes, on which the artist was supposed to have bestowed the more pains, on account of his being fond of fish. (Plut. Quaest. Conv. 4.4.2; Polemo, apud Athen. viii. p. 341a.)


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 35.36
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