Artistic Skill Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Artistic Skill

  1. Myron Greek sculptor (5th century B.C.) of Discobolus and other works acclaimed for extraordinary lifelikeness. [Gk. Art: NCE, 1870]
  2. Phidias Greek sculptor (468–432 B.C.), epitome of classical art. [Gk. Art: Benét]
  3. Pygmalion carved so beautiful and lifelike a statue that he fell in love with it. [Gk. Myth.: Benét]
  4. Zeuxis Greek artist (420–390 B.C.) so skilled that birds reputedly flew to his painting of a bunch of grapes. [Gk. Art: EB (1963)]

Artlessness (See INNOCENCE, NAÏVETÉ.)