1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Pamphilus (painter)

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19402501911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 20 — Pamphilus (painter)

PAMPHILUS, a Greek painter of the 4th century, of the school of Sicyon. He was an academic artist, noted for accurate drawing, and obtained such a reputation that not only could he charge his pupils great sums, but he was also successful in introducing drawing in Greece as a necessary part of liberal education.