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Alexander Preserving the Works of Homer, after Raphael's ceiling for the Stanza Segnatura, Vatican, Rome
Alexander Preserving the Works of Homer, after Raphael's ceiling for the Stanza Segnatura, Vatican, Rome
Date:
ca. 1520
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
25.8 x 40.2 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.1882
Acquisition Date:
1955-05-10
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Krannert Art Museum, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Raphael and the Ruins of Rome, 11 Nov 1983 - 20 Jan 1984.

Alexander the Great having the books of Homer deposited in Darius' coffin, surrounded by soldiers with lances and shields.