Example sentences for: parrhasios

How can you use “parrhasios” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those dueling Greek painters return in a new guise, as Mario Merz, in the Zeuxis role, covers a glass table with an array of fresh vegetables and fruit, changed daily by a New York caterer ( Spiral Table , 1982), while Christo, playing Parrhasios, conceals the familiar Cézannesque shapes--wine bottle, vase, etc.--under a drapery of canvas ( Package on a Table , 1961).

  • His rival, Parrhasios, secretly painted a curtain over the panel of grapes.

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