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LYSISTRATUS, a Greek sculptor of the 4th century B.C., brother of Lysippus of Sicyon. We are told by Pliny (Nat.- Hist. 35, 153) that he followed a strongly realistic line, being the first sculptor to take impressions of human faces in plaster.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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