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    The Statue of Sophocles in the Lateran Museum.—The chief glory of the Lateran Museum is the great statue usually supposed to be that of the poet Sophocles. This identification is disputed by Mr. Theodore Reinach (Journal of the Hellenic Society, vol. xlii. Part 1), who, after a full discussion of the evidence, identifies it with the famous statue of Solon of Salamis, dating about 391 B.C., the work of the artist Kephisodotus, whose son and pupil seems to have been Praxiteles. This new work by a great master thus stands out as the herald of a new dawn of art, the real link between the divine Phidias and the divine Praxiteles.

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