File:AlexandreTheGreat Louvre.jpg

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Artist
Copy of Lysippos
Description
English: Hermes-type bust (pillar with the top as a sculpted head) of Alexander the Great called Hermes Azara. Bears the inscription: "Alexander [the Great], son of Philip, [king of] Macedonia." Copy of the Imperial Roman Era (1st or 2nd century CE) of a bronze sculpture made by Lysippos. Found in Tivoli, East of Rome, Italy. Pentelic marble, region of Athens.
Français : Pilier hermaïque d'Alexandre le Grand, connu sous le nom d'« Hermès Azara ». Inscription : « Alexandre [le Grand], fils de Philippe, [roi de] Macédoine. » Copie romaine d'époque impériale (Ier-IIe siècle av. J.-C.) d'une sculpture en bronze de Lysippe. Découvert à Tivoli, près de Rome. Marbre du Péntélique, de la région d'Athènes.
Dimensions H. 68 cm (26 ¾ in.)
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Current location
Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities in the Louvre, Sully, ground floor, room 17
Accession number
Ma 436 (MR 405)
Credit line Former collection of Feliz de Azara; given to Napoléon Bonaparte; gift of N. Bonaparte to the Louvre, 1803
References notice sur le site du Louvre
Source/Photographer Eric Gaba (User:Sting), July 2005

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00:51, 28 August 2005Thumbnail for version as of 00:51, 28 August 2005600 × 800 (218 KB)Sting (talk | contribs) '''Suject :''' Hermes-type bust (pillar with the top as a sculpted head) of Alexander the Great called ''Hermes Azara'' ;<br/> '''Inscription :''' ''Alexander'' [the Great]'', son of Philip,'' [king of] ''Macedonia.'' ;<br/> '''Origin :''' Imperial Rom
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