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Antiphilus

Antiphilus (ăntĭfˈĭləs) [key], fl. 4th cent. B.C., Greek painter, of Alexandrian origin. Pliny and Quintilian wrote about his paintings of gryllos, a creature part man, part animal or bird. Pliny further stated that he painted portraits of Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great, though none of his many works has survived.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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