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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.344
People
Unidentified Artist
After Charles Le Brun, French (Paris 1619 - 1690 Paris)
Previously attributed to Charles de La Fosse, French (Paris 1636 - 1716 Paris)
Title
Entrance of Alexander into Babylon
Other Titles
Former Title: Alexander's Triumphal Entry into Babylon
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297834
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, black chalk, and brown wash on tan antique laid paper, squared in black chalk, laid down on off-white card, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
37.9 x 53 cm (14 15/16 x 20 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Lower left, brown ink: Ch. Le Brun fecit; 1690. (?)
Provenance
Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.344
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. I, cat. no. 588, p. 311

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 122

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