File:Albrecht Altdorfer - The Battle of Alexander - WGA0202.jpg

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Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus  wikidata:Q241455 
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creator QS:P170,Q153746
Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus
Object type painting
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Battle of Alexander the Great against Persian King Darius
Date 1529
Medium oil on panel
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q1348059,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 158.4 cm (62.3 ″); Width: 120.3 cm (47.3 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,+158.4U174728;P2049,+120.3U174728
institution QS:P195,Q154568
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Deutsch: 1528 Auftrag von Herzog Wilhelm IV. von Bayern und seiner Frau Jacobaea von Baden als Teil eines Historienzyklus vermutlich für die Münchner Residenz. Aus der herzoglichen Kunstkammer in München. Als Napoleon Gefallen fand an diesem Gemälde, ließ er es 1800 aus der Schlossanlage Schleißheim nach Frankreich bringen und in seinem Badezimmer in St-Cloud aufhängen. Friedrich Schlegel sah es 1803 im Restaurierungssaal des Musée Napoléon.
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  • Signature, date and monogram bottom left: AA / 1529 / ALBRECHT ALTORFER ZU REGENSPVRG FECIT
  • top center: ALEXANDER M DARIVM ULT SVPERATCAESIS IN ACIE PERSAR PEDIT C M EQUITVERO X M INTERFECTIS MATRE QVOQVECONIVGE; LIBERIS DARII REG CVM M HAVDAMPLIVS EQVITIBFVGA DILAPSI CAPTIS:
References Alte Pinakothek
Alte Pinakothek
Web Gallery of Art
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