Callistratus, Descriptions 1. On a Satyr

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To say that “art carried imitation over into reality” (2, 2), that “the image passes over into the god himself” (10. 2), that art gave bronze the power to breathe (11, 2), is the language of the rhetorician rather than of one who is carried away in looking at the statue itself.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.callistratus-descriptions_1_satyr.1931