Is one of those names of Grecian artists, which are first used in the mythological period, on account of their significancy, but which were afterwards given to real persons.
Eucheir, a relation of Daedalus, and the inventor of painting in Greece, according to Aristotle, is no doubt only a mythical personage.
- Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia vii, 56.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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