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Lysistratos was a Greek sculptor from Sicyon , brother of the better known Lysipp . He was in the second half of the 4th century BC. Active around the time of Alexander the Great .

According to a report by Pliny ( naturalis historia , 35, 153), Lysistratos was the first sculptor who, instead of freely modeling, cast the face of the person to be depicted in plaster from nature and then carried out the portrait.