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Callistonicus (gr. Kallistonikos), a Theban sculptor mentioned by Pausanias (9.16.1), made a statue of Tyche carrying the god Plutus. The face and the hands of the statue were executed by the Athenian Xenophon.

Pausanias 9.16.1

.....After the sanctuary of Ammon at Thebes comes what is called the bird-observatory of Teiresias, and near it is a sanctuary of Fortune, who carries the child Wealth.

According to the Thebans, the hands and face of the image were made by Xenophon the Athenian, the rest of it by Callistonicus, a native. It was a clever idea of these artists to place Wealth in the arms of Fortune, and so to suggest that she is his mother or nurse. Equally clever was the conception of Cephisodotus, who made the image of Peace for the Athenians with Wealth in her arms.



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