ReadOasis Step 2
Escaping Criticism by Pere Borrell del Caso, 1874
There once was a painter named Zeuxis. He could paint life-like pictures. People often mistook his pictures for the real things which they represented. At one time he painted the picture of some fruit. It seemed so real that birds flew down and tried to eat it. This made him very proud of his skill.
"There is no one who can paint like me," he said.
There was another famous artist whose name was Parrhasius. When he he...