The Triumph of Alexander in Babylon, 17th or early 18th century

  • Gerard de Lairesse, Flemish, 1641-1711
  • Domenico Rosetti, Italian, 1650-1736

Engraving in ink

  • Plate: 23 5/8 × 38 inches (60 × 96.5 cm) Sheet: 25 3/8 × 38 1/2 inches (64.5 × 97.8 cm)

09.1S1036.2

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink

Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner: Per Gerardum de Lairesse inuent: Inscribed, lower right corner: Domus: Rossetti Eques et S.E.P.R Sculp: Inscribed, lower center, left half: Ingredere, o victor, Babylon patet, euge, triumpha, | Pellaeam frontem quam bene laurus orbit, Inscribed, lower center, right half: Ingredere, en magnum struit Urbs haec magna trophacum, | Magno at Alexandro est hoc minus, illa minor. Inscribed, in black ink, lower left of sheet: No 1036. One of Three plates from a series of 12 illustrating the history of Alexander the Great. By - Domenico Rosetti

Hollstein, F.W.H., DUTCH AND FLEMISH ETCHINGS, ENGRAVINGS AND WOODCUTS, Amsterdam, Menno Hertzberger, vol 10, p 21.

Domenico Rosetti; after Gerard de Lairesse, The Triumph of Alexander in Babylon, 17th or early 18th century, engraving in ink. Detroit Institute of Arts, 09.1S1036.2.