Phidias was the most famous Sculptor of Antiquity, an Athenian and contemporary of the celebrated Pericles. He died in 422 B.C. [P. 24; engraving on p. 24 is signed "N. Orr N.Y." and depicts a male figure attired in classical garb, casting a contemplative gaze while holding a sculpting tool in one hand.]
The Cosmopolitan Art Association Illustrated Catalogue. 1854. For the Encouragement and General Diffusion of Literature & Art. W.H. Tineon, Stereotyper, 21 Beekman Street. John A. Gray, Printer, 97 Cliff Street. Address: Knickerbocker Office, 348 Broadway, New York; or, 166 Water St., Sandusky. A Descriptive Catalogue of Statuary, Bronze Statuettes and Oil Paintings, to be allotted to Members of the Cosmopolitan Art Association, at the Annual Distribution, in January, 1854.