Definition of Zeuxis in English:


Line breaks: Zeu¦xis
Pronunciation: /ˈzjuːksɪs/

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( Fl. late 5th century bc), Greek painter, born at Heraclea in southern Italy. His works are known only through the reports of ancient writers, who make reference to monochrome techniques and his use of shading to create an illusion of depth, while his verisimilitude is the subject of many anecdotes.

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