A List of Ancient Greek Artists

An alphabetical listing of visual artists who were active in (or from) Ancient Greece. This section deals with painters, sculptors, mosaicists and architects. Hyperlinked names indicate a path to an individual's profile. Use Ctrl+F (Windows) or Cmd+F (Mac) to locate an artist in the list more quickly.

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Aetion

ancient Greek statue
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     Painter

     Active late 4th century BC

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Agatharchos

       Painter

     Active late 5th century BC

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Ageladas (Hageladas)

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 520-ca. 450 BC

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Agorakritos

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 450-ca. 420 BC

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Alkamenes

      Sculptor

     Active second half of the 5th century BC

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Anaxagoras of Aigina

      Sculptor

     Active early 5th century BC

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Andronikos of Kyrrhos

      Architect and astronomer

     Active late 2nd - mid-1st century BC

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Antenor

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 530-ca. 510 BC

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Antigonos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Pergamon) ca. 250-ca. 200 BC

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Antiphanes

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 414-ca. 369 BC

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Antiphilos

     Painter

     Active later 4th - early 3rd century BC

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Apelles

      Painter

     Active late 4th - early 3rd century BC

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Apollodoros (the "Shadow Painter")

      Painter

     Active late 5th century BC

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Apollonios and Tauriskos

      Sculptors in partnership

     Active 2nd century BC

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Archermos of Chios

      Sculptor

     Active 550 BC or later

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Aristeides (Aristides)

      Painter, possibly two related painters of the same name

     Active 4th century BC

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Arkesilaos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Rome) mid-1st century BC

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Athenion

      Painter

     Active later 4th - early 3rd century BC

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Boethos of Chalkedon

      Sculptor and metalworker

     Active 2nd century BC

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Boularchos

      Painter

     Active late 8th century BC

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Bryaxis

      Sculptor

     Active second half of the 4th century BC

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Bupalos and Athenis

     Sculpting duo of the Archaic period

     Active ca. 540-ca. 537 BC

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Chares of Lindos

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 300 BC

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Daidalos (Daedalus)

      Legendary sculptor, craftsman and inventor

     Possibly active ca. 600 BC

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Damophon

      Sculptor

     Active early 2nd century BC

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Demetrios of Alexandria

     Painter

     Active mid-2nd century BC

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Demetrios of Alopeke

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 400-ca. 360 BC

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Dionysios

      Sculptor

     Active late 2nd century BC

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Epigonos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Pergamon) ca. 250-ca. 200 BC

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Euboulides

      Three different sculptors, all related, share this name.

 

      Euboulides

      Active late 4th - early 3rd century BC

 

      Euboulides (ii)

      Active late 3rd century BC

 

      Euboulides (iii)

      Active later 2nd century BC

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Eumaros

      Painter

     Active late 6th century BC

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Euphranor

       Painter and sculptor

     Active mid-4th century BC

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Eutychides

      Sculptor

     Active late 4th - early 3rd century BC

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Glaukias of Aigina

      Sculptor

     Active early 5th century BC

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Gnosis

      Mosaicist

     Active ca. 350-300 BC

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Hegias (Hegesias; Hagesias)

      Sculptor

     Active early 5th century BC

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Hephaistion

     Mosaicist

     Active 1st half of the 2nd century BC

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Hermogenes

      Architect

     Active late 3rd - early 2nd century BC

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Hippodamos

      City planner

     Active 5th century BC

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Iktinos

      Architect

     Active mid-5th century BC

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Isigonos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Pergamon) ca. 250-ca. 200 BC

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Kalamis

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 470-ca. 440 BC

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Kallikrates (Callicrates)

      Architect

     Active 5th century BC

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Kallimachos (Callimachus)

      Sculptor

     Active second half of the 5th century BC

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Kallon

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 500-450 BC

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Kanachos

      Sculptor

     Active 6th century BC

Kanachos (ii)

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 400 BC

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Kephisodotos

      Sculptor

     Active late 5th century -ca. 360 BC

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Kimon of Kleonai

      Painter

     Active late 6th - early 5th century BC

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Kleanthes of Corinth

      Painter

     Active? Reportedly, though dates are forever a mystery.

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Kolotes

      Sculptor

     Active last third of the 5th century BC

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Kresilas

      Sculptor

     Active second half of the 5th century BC

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Kritios (Kritias) and Nesiotes

      Two sculptors who worked together

     Active early 5th century BC

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Leochares

       Sculptor

     Active later 4th century BC

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Lykios

      Sculptor

     Active ca. mid-5th century BC

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Lysistratos

      Sculptor

     Active later 4th century BC

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Lysippos

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 370-ca. 300 BC

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Melanthios

      Painter

     Active later 4th century BC

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Mikon

      Painter and sculptor

     Active early 5th century BC

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Mnesikles

      Architect

     Active 430s BC

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Myron of Eleutherai

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 470-ca. 440 BC

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Naukydes

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 420-ca. 390 BC

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Nikias

      Painter

     Active second half of the 4th century BC

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Nikomachos of Thebes

     Painter

     Active mid-4th century BC

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Nikosthenes

      Potter

     Active ca. 550-ca. 505 BC

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Onatas

     Sculptor

     Active 1st half of the 5th century BC

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Paionios of Mende

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 430-ca. 420 BC

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Pamphilos

     Painter

     Active early 4th century BC

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Panainos

      Painter

     Active second half of the 5th century BC

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Parrhasios

      Painter

     Active late 5th - early 4th century BC

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Pasiteles

     Sculptor and writer

     Active (in Rome) 1st century BC

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Pausias

      Painter

     Active ca. 350-ca. 300 BC

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Pheidias

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 490-430 BC

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Philiskos of Rhodes

     Sculptor; possibly painted

     Active ca. 100 BC

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Philoxenos of Eretria

      Painter

     Active late 4th century BC

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Polygnotos of Thasos

      Wall painter and sculptor

     Active ca. 475-450 BC

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Polykleitos

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 450-ca. 415 BC

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Polykles (Polycles)

      Sculptor, probably at least two sculptors

      Active mid-2nd century BC

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      Sculptor

     Active ca. 370-330 BC More »

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Protogenes

      Painter and bronze sculptor

     Active (in Rhodes) late 4th century BC

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Pythagoras of Rhegion

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 475-ca. 450 BC

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Pytheos

      Architect

     Active (in Asia Minor) ca. 370-ca. 33 BC

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Rhoikos and Theodoros

      A pair of architects and, possibly, some sort of artists

     Active mid-6th century BC

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Silanion

      Sculptor and architect

     Active mid-4th century BC

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Skopas

      Sculptor and architect

     Active mid-4th century BC

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Sophilos

      Mosaicist

     Active (in Egypt) ca. 200 BC

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Sosos

      Mosaicist

     Active (in Pergamon) ca. mid-3rd to mid-2nd century BC

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Stephanos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Rome) ca. 1st century BC

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Sthennis

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 325-ca. 280 BC

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Stratonikos

      Sculptor

     Active (in Pergamon) ca. 250-ca. 200 BC

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Strongylion

     Sculptor

     Active late 5th century-ca. 365 BC

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Theokosmos

     Sculptor

     Active ca. 430-ca. 400 BC

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Thrasymedes

      Sculptor

     Active early 4th century BC

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Timanthes

      Painter

     Active late 5th or early 4th century BC

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Timarchides

      Two sculptors, same name and family, flip a coin

     Active 2nd to early 1st century BC

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Timokles

     Sculptor

     Active mid-2nd century BC

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Timomachos

     Painter

     Active 1st century BC

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Timotheos

      Sculptor

     Active ca. 380-ca. 350 BC

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Zenodoros

      Bronze sculptor

     Active (in Rome and Gaul) mid-1st century AD

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Zeuxis

       Painter

     Active late 5th - early 4th century BC