Artist Sébastien Le Clerc, French, 1637-1714
Artist after Charles Le Brun, French, 1619-1690
Title
  • Alexander Enters Babylon in Triumph
Date between 1637 and 1714
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 1/2 × 6 5/8 inches (14 × 16.8 cm)
Sheet: 6 1/8 × 7 1/2 inches (15.6 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S303.F
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, below image, lower right: S. le Clerc fculp.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: AINSY PAR LA VERTU S'ELEVENT LES HEROS | Entrée Triomphante d' Alexandre dans Babilone, | au mileu des concerts de musique et des | acclamations du Peuple.
Inscribed, in plate, lower right: SUIC VIRTUS EVEHIT ARDENS. | Alexander Babilonem subi deditam Triumphali | curru sublimis inter civium acclamationes | et concentus ingreditur
September 1899, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)