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Alexanders des Grossen Einzug in Babylon

1835
Illustrated by Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish, 1770–1844), Illustrated by Friedrich Overbeck (German, 1789–1869), Engraved by Samuel Amsler (Swiss, 1791–1849), Publisher Verlag der literarisch-artistischen Anstalt (German, 19th century), Publisher J. G. Cotta (German, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Dimensions

Overall (with portfolio): 42 x 66 x 1.8 cm (16 9/16 x 26 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.444a-u

Medium or Technique

Portfolio of 25 engravings plus text

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Portfolios

(Munich: Verlag der literarisch-artistischen Anstalt, 1835) Oblong folio; 4 ff. text, 1 key engraving, plus plates I-XXI; original publisher’s half brown paper, blue paper boards with printed label.

Reproductive engravings after sculptural relief.


Munich: Verlag der literarisch-artistischen Anstalt, 1835

Provenance

Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley, by whom given to MFA, September 15, 1982.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley