Timanthes in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)

(Τιμάνθης). A celebrated Greek painter at Sicyon, contemporary with Zeuxis and Parrhasius, about B.C. 400. The masterpiece of Timanthes was his celebrated picture of the sacrifice of Iphigenia, in which Agamemnon was painted with his face hidden in his mantle (Pliny , Pliny H. N. xxxv. 73). See the illustration under Iphigenia.

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