fl. 4th cent. ; Gr. painter
fl. fourth century BC.
Greek painter whose works, none of which survives, are described in ancient writings.
- (used connotatively) A master artist.
From the Latin Apellēs, from the Ancient Greek Ἀπελλῆς (Apellēs) (Apellēs, Apelles of Kos, a renowned painter in the time of Alexander the Great).