(born circa 390 BC, Greece—died circa 325, Athens?) Greek sculptor and painter active in Athens. The only surviving work identified as his is the fragments of a colossal marble statue of Apollo (circa 330 BC) found in the agora at Athens. Other recorded (but lost) works suggest that he was one of the foremost Athenian artists of the mid 4th century BC. He also wrote treatises on proportion and colour.
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From Pliny the Elder we have lists of his works; among the paintings, a cavalry battle, a Theseus, and the feigned madness of Odysseus; among the statues, Paris, Leto with her children Apollo and Artemis, Philip and Alexander in chariots.
Unfortunately we are unable among existing statues to identify any which are copies from works of Euphranor (but see a series of attributions by Six in Jahrbuch, 1909, 7 foil.). He appears to have resembled his contemporary Lysippus, notably in the attention he paid to symmetry, in his preference for bodily forms slighter than those usual in earlier art, and in his love of heroic subjects. He wrote a treatise on proportions.