Albrecht Altdorfer - Schlacht bei Issus (Alte Pinakothek, München).jpg

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Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus   wikidata:Q241455 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q153746
Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus
Title
The Battle of Alexander at Issus (Battle of Alexander)
Object type painting
Description
Die Schlacht zwischen Alexander dem Großen und dem Perserkönig Darius III. bei Issus im Jahre 333 v. Chr. beendete das Vordrängen der Perser. Alexander siegt und Darius wendet sich zur Flucht.
Date 1529
date QS:P571,+1529-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium on lime
Dimensions Height: 158.4 cm (62.3 ″); Width: 120.3 cm (47.3 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,158.4U174728;P2049,120.3U174728
(trimmed on all sides)
institution QS:P195,Q154568
Current location
not on view
Accession number
688
Object history Herzogliche Kunstkammer in München
Inscriptions

Monogram, date and signature bottom left: AA / 1529 / ALBRECHT ALTORFER ZU REGENSPVRG FECIT

Text top center:
ALEXANDER M DARIVM ULT SVPERAT
CAESIS IN ACIE PERSAR PEDIT C M EQUIT
VERO X M INTERFECTIS MATRE QVOQVE
CONIVGE; LIBERIS DARII REG CVM M HAVD
AMPLIVS EQVITIBFVGA DILAPSI CAPTIS:

Notes Das Gemälde gehört zu einem Historienzyklus, den Herzog Wilhelm IV. von Bayern und seine Gattin Jacobaea von Baden ab 1528 wohl für die Münchner Residenz anfertigen ließen.
References Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Image
Authority control
Source/Photographer The Bridgeman Art Library, Object 879692

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