This bust of Socrates, (who was himself a sculptor, and author of a group of the Three Graces,) conforms to the tradition of his homeliness. An Athenian image vender expressed the popular idea of the man by exhibiting a Silenus mask of him, opening the mouth of which, one saw within the portraits of the gods. [P. 12.]
Fifth Exhibition, 1873-1874. San Francisco Art Association Catalogue. Price, 25 cts.