[a-rees-teed] /a risˈtid/ (Show IPA), 1861–1944, French sculptor.
Not only is Maillol quite obviously superior to Mr. Epstein; in the opinion of many he is a better artist than Rodin.
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Maillol’s lyrics are not for the American virgin: but, at that, they sing laughter in place of Fysher lech.
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Aristide (aristid). 1861–1944, French sculptor, esp of monumental female nudes
(“the Just”) 530?–468? b.c, Athenian statesman and general. Historical Examples The character of his pupil Aristides is more intelligible, and more important. History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber They, at least in the case of Aristides, contented themselves with banishing him. The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas (Pere) You certainly would not blame the wisdom […]
435?–356? b.c., Greek philosopher: founder of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy. Historical Examples Xenophon notices briefly two other colloquies between Sokrates and Aristippus. Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote When Aristippus was asked by someone, “Are you everywhere then?” Plutarch’s Morals Plutarch The theory here laid […]
. a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “best,” occurring either in direct loans (aristocratic), or in the formation of compound words: aristotype. Historical Examples A combined toning solution for aristo may be bought ready prepared, or one can prepare it at home. Harper’s Round Table, June 11, 1895 Various “We will send him,” said the […]
a walled plain in the first quadrant of the face of the moon: about 60 miles (97 km) in diameter. Historical Examples I am the one whom you mean, Parmenides, said Aristoteles; for I am the youngest and at your service. Parmenides Plato I am the youngest,’ said Aristoteles, ‘and at your service; proceed with […]