Protogenes


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Protogenes

(prōtŏj`ənēz), fl. c.300 B.C., one of the most celebrated Greek painters of Rhodes and Athens. Apelles is said to have been the first to recognize the talents of Protogenes, then 50 years old and known only as a painter of decorations for ships. For 20 years he enjoyed a reputation second only to that of Apelles. Ancient writers, notably Pliny the Elder, record that his works were held in high esteem by the Rhodesians. His best-known work was the Ialysus, which was removed by Vespasian to Rome, where it perished in the burning of the Temple of Peace.
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Great inventors, in all ages, knew this: Protogenes and Apelles knew each other by this line.
4) On the Latin front there is the case of the art gallery in Petronius' Satyrica 83, where Zeuxis, Protogenes and Apelles are mentioned, but Encolpius' spouting of the biggest names of Greek painting is rather different from Clitophon's observation of the signature on the paintings in Pelusium.
Que sorpresa no causo el verdespues de dos mil anos renacer en nuestros cuadros aquellos bellos colores con que los Zeusis, Parthasios, Protogenes y Apeles encontraron los delicados ojos de la Grecia.
To explain it, Agamben refers to an image: He tells the story, found in Plinius, of the contest that took place between Apelles and Protogenes about tracing the most sharp and perfect line.
5) Con semejante proposito se aludia con mucha frecuencia a los mas prestigiosos pintores de la antiguedad grecolatina -- Apeles, Protogenes, Parrasio o Zeuxis -- como grandes modelos y se citaban numerosas anecdotas que reflejaban los grandes honores que merecieron en su epoca, condicion social que logicamente anhelaban emular los pintores espanoles del siglo XVII y que justificaba historicamente el caracter liberal y el prestigio que siempre habia caracterizado a la pintura.
74), of Ialysus (local hero of Rhodes) by Protogenes (35.
El terminus a quo esta dado por el encuentro con Protogenes en 381, ano en que se le consagro como sucesor de Vito, obispo de Haran.
Apelles' line was nonrepresentational but was of such extreme delicacy that his rival Protogenes recognized it as the self-referential index of the master artist.
Classical and Hellenistic Greece trompe l'oeil painters Zeuxis, Parrhasios, Apelles, Protogenes, and Sosos are known only from accounts recorded by ancient writers and, occasionally, from Roman copies.
Particular, and extreme, positions are adopted: one speaker Daphnaeus, as the most favoured of the suitors of the woman Lysandra, understandably supports heterosexual love, but Anthemion and Pisias, both linked to Bacchon, though the former is much the more sympathetic to Ismenodora, advocate homosexual love; and Protogenes is even more vehemently anti-feminine.
On the other hand, 6-MP may induce hypomethylation of protogenes and may activate these genes to oncogenes; in this way, 6-MP may induce carcinogenesis.
In book 35 of his Natural History, Pliny the Elder tells how the Greek painter Protogenes, frustrated by his inability to finish one of his paintings to his satisfaction, ended up throwing a sponge he was using against the artwork.