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Alexander's triumphal entry into Babylon, (graphics)

Artist:
Audran, G. b. 1640
Subject:
Alexander The Great
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Graphic arts
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 33
This engraving is by G. Audran, born 1640; one of the ablest engravers that ever lived. He was employed by Lewis XIV. to engrave Le Brun's battles of Alexander, of which set this is one. These engravings are said in Rees' Encyclopedia, to be the largest and best historical engravings ever executed. [P. 5; exhibited under heading: "Engravings."]
A Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, and Medals, in the Hartford Gallery of Fine Arts. Hartford: Philemon Canfield, Printer. 1825.
Topic:
Cityscape--Persia--Babylon
Portrait male
Occupation--Military--Soldier
History--Ancient--Greece
History--Ancient--Assyria
Cityscape--Foreign--Persia
Control number:
AECI 00640070
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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