Phidias Studying for the Parthenon Frieze

ca. 1883-1890.

Oil sketch of Phidias studying horses and riders from the life for the Parthenon frieze.


Johnson, Geraldine A.,ed., Sculpture & Photography (1998) Page 55.


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Oil, fiberboard.

Eakins, Thomas (American painter, photographer, and sculptor, 1844-1916), “Phidias Studying for the Parthenon Frieze,” Classicizing Philadelphia, accessed January 23, 2019,