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Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Birth of Alexander the Great; Battle of Alexander and Darius; Triumph of Alexander, ca. 1812

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated ca. 1812 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

29.5 x 21.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen: 1 nascita di Alessandro; 2 sacrificio fatto alli dei prima della guerra da Alessandro; 3 bataglia di Alessa con Dario; 4 Trionfo d' Alessandro in Babilogna.

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Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Birth of Alexander the Great; Battle of Alexander and Darius; Triumph of Alexander, ca. 1812; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of graphite on cream laid paper; 29.5 x 21.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1360

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