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, c.500–c.432 B.C., Greek sculptor, one of the greatest sculptors of ancient Greece. No original in existence can be attributed to him with certainty, although numerous Roman copies in varying degrees of supposed fidelity exist.
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Designers were conceiving beautiful and original concepts, like the "Caryatides" (young women serving as pillars, holding the roof the Erechtion, one of the Acropolis monuments); and Pheidias was going around checking that everything was executed to perfection; nothing less.
In the desperate pursuit of ost master-sculptors the Riace Bronzes have been inconclusively attributed to the hand of Pheidias, Polykleitos, Alkamenes, Onatas, and Myron .
The booking of amateur Georgina Andrews for Pam Sly's six-year-old may see him start a couple of points bigger than if he had been ridden by a household name, but Andrews has ridden a winner at Fakenham, can claim 7lb and was on board when Pheidias finished second in possibly a stronger race than this at Huntingdon ten days ago.
Recent Perth winner Swincombe Rock was sent off at 4-11 for the 3m novice chase, but he made much harder work of beating Pheidias than the eventual 19-length margin suggests.
Personal styles comprises critical studies of Pheidias, Polykleitos, Praxiteles, Lysippos and Damophon.
PHEIDIAS showed his liking for the intricacies of the north Norfolk course when taking the day's featured 3m novice chase partnered by the underrated David England.
David England took ride of the day, as he somehow managed to stay aboard when Pheidias ploughed through the third-last fence in the 3m1/2f beginners' chase and the 9-2 shot stayed on well to deny the odds-on Penn Da Benn by 11 lengths.
If Shefton is correct that it quotes elements from the east pediment and the west frieze of the Parthenon as well as the chryselephantine statues of Zeus at Olympia, and the Athena Parthenos at Athens (Shefton 1982), it would seem that a pot-painter was making (or a metalworker had made) the connection between a work signed by Pheidias (the Zeus) with sculptures which have been linked to teams of sculptors working under his supervision (the Parthenon).
Pam Sly, trainer of Pheidias "He ran quite well on his reappearance and seems in good form.
Pam Sly, trainer of Pheidias "It's pouring down with rain at the moment, which will suit him.
Maraafeq had sweated up alarmingly before this jumping debut, but he was good as gold in the race and came through well from two out to beat Pheidias by eight lengths.