Workshop of Pheidias, Olympia

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27508
Architect/DesignerPheidias (c. 490 BC-430 BC)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
Subject Date-439
Image Date1990
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHG114
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Pheidias (or Phidias) was a Greek sculptor, painter and architect who is commonly regarded as one of the greatest of all sculptors of Classical Greece. He was responsible for the statute of Zeus at Olympia and that of Athena on the Athenian Acropolis. He also supervised and probably designed the overall sculptural decoration of the Parthenon.

Subject tags

artists' houses & studios, ruins, archaeological sites