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ID: 500014683
 
Record Type: Person
Polykleitos (Greek sculptor, active ca. 450-ca. 415 BCE)

Note: Argive or Sicyonian noted as the sculptor of the chryselephantine Hera in the temple at Argos and of ideal male athlete figures in bronze that survive in Roman copies, especially the Doryphorus that exemplified his Canon Rule, which he detailed in a treatise on male beauty as derived from ideal mathematical proportions.

Names:
Polykleitos (preferred,V,display)
Polyclitus (V)
Polyclitus the Elder (V)
Polycleitus (V)
Polycletus (V)
Polyklet (V)
Polykletos (V)

Nationalities:
Greek (preferred)
Ancient Greek
Argive
Sicyonian
Peloponnesian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
theorist
writer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   ca. 450-ca. 415 BCE

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Polykleitos (I)

Biographies:
(Greek sculptor, active ca. 450-ca. 415 BCE) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Sculptor, post 500/ante 400 BC-post 420/ante 390 BC) ..... [CENSUS]
(Greek sculptor, act. ca.450-420 BC) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Greek sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Polycleitus ........ [VP]
.........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 October 2006
Polycletus ........ [VP]
.......................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 11:183
Polyclitus ........ [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 October 2006
.......................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 17 October 2006
Polyclitus the Elder ........ [VP]
........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Heraeum," accessed 16 October 2006
Polykleitos ........ [CENSUS, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
.........................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
.........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.........................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 21 May 2013
.........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Polyklet ........ [CENSUS]
...................  Census of Antique Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance database
Polykletos ........ [CENSUS Preferred]
.......................  Census of Antique Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance database

Subject: ........ [CENSUS, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Bowder, Who Was Who in the Greek World (1982) 172
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 11:183
....................  Census of Antique Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance database
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Heraeum," accessed 16 October 2006; accessed 17 October 2006
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 17 October 2006
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 21 May 2013
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) Lapatin, Kenneth D. S., accessed 17 October 2006
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