Alexander Visiting the Tomb of Achilles.'From the Original Picture of the same size, Painted by Filippo Lauri; In the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire
Published Augt. 1st. 1769, by Jno. Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside London.
Engraving, 510 x 385mm. 20 x 15¼".
Alexander The Great (356 - 323 BC), ruler of Macedon who conquered a huge empire, standing at the foot of a ruined obelisk, his arms outstretched in awe as he looks up at the tomb of Achilles to right. His soldiers stand around him in attitudes of wonder. Elaborate crest featuring deer and putti below image. Numbered 'Vol:II. No.39.' lower left. After Filippo Lauri (1623 - 1694).
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