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image of Alexander the Great Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio
Florentine 15th Century (sculptor)
Andrea del Verrocchio (related artist)
Florentine, 1435 - 1488
Alexander the Great, c. 1483/1485
marble
overall: 55.9 x 36.7 cm (22 x 14 7/16 in.) framed: 88.9 x 71.8 x 8.6 cm (35 x 28 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.)
Gift of Therese K. Straus
1956.2.1
On View
From the Tour: Florentine Sculpture of the 15th Century
Object 6 of 8

Exhibition History

1938
Italian Sculpture, 1250-1500, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1938, no. 54.
1980
Alexander the Great: History and Legend in Art, Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1980.
1980
The Search for Alexander, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Inst. of Chicago; Mus. of Fine Arts, Boston; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco; New Orleans Mus. of Art, 1980-1982, no. 21 in Supplement II to cat.
1998
Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and his Contemporaries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998-1999, no. 10, repro.
1999
Renaissance Florence: The Art of the 1470s, The National Gallery, London, 1999-2000, no. 61, repro., pp. 256, 274, 278, 282.
2004
Verrocchio's David Restored: A Renaissance Bronze from the National Museum of the Bargello, Florence, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004, fig. 12 (p. 71), not shown at two earlier venues in Florence and Atlanta.
2009
Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture, High Museum of Art, Atlanta; The J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2009-2010, repro. pl. 19 (shown only in Atlanta).

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