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December 14, 2004

Oil painting 1785: Death of Darius' Spouse
French Painting Louvre Museum
Artiste : Louis Jeane François Lagrénée (l'Aîné)

Alexander the Great seen here paying his respects to the corps of Darius Codoman's wife. This painting is inspired from the series of the Triomphs of Alexander the Great by Le Brun. Painted in Rome it bares the footnote .LAGRENEE PINXIT ROMAE 1785. It was bought by King Louis XVI of France and was exposed in 1785 in Paris.

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