Nicomăchus in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)
A Greek painter, probably of Thebes, about B.C. 360. He was celebrated as an artist who could paint with equal rapidity and excellence, and was regarded as rivalling the best painters of his day. A famous painting of his was "The Rape of Persephoné" (Pliny , Pliny H. N. xxxv. 108).