1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
Son of Nicomedes, an Attic painter of the 4th century B.C. Pliny (xxxv. 131) gives a list of his works. He was associated with Praxiteles, whose statues he coloured, thus adding to their value.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Nicias (Painter)'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/n/nicias-painter.html. 1910.