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Item Details
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Culture
Italy, 16th century
Title
Alexander the Great and the High Priest of Jerusalem
Work Type
Print
Date
mid 1540s
Material
engraving
cream(1) laid paper
Measurements
Sheet: 25.3 x 19.8 cm (9 15/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Description
According to ancient legend, when Alexander the Great (356–323 BC) came into the presence of the high priest of Jerusalem, he was so awestruck by the priest's piety that he approached the holy man on his knees.
State: i/ii
VERSO, lower left, in graphite: B XV[underlined] ·22·1 ; lower center, in pen and gray-brown ink: G.[...]ck a [N...ro?] 1802. / In. N° 12617 ; lower center, in graphite: SC 11276 ; lower right, in graphite: 1883
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: PR - Engraving
Department: Prints
Provenance: purchased from (Kennedy and Co., NY)
Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland
Accession Number
Related Item
Illus.Bartsch 23 (XXVIII Commentary.22)
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1944.19_full.tif
SSID
24592768

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