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Cream Entrance of Alexander into Babylon-Print Silk Pocket Square

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  • Product Notes

    The creams and golds of this handmade silk pocket square would be striking enough, but how about this painting? Charles Le Brun' The Triumph of Alexander, or the Entrance of Alexander into Babylon, c.1673, is truly special. Alexander, who had defeated Darius III of Persia at the Battle of Issus (333 BC), foresaw another battle to take Babylon. He was then surprised to find the gates of the city open to give him a hero's welcome.Le Brun depicts this moment where Alexander, holding a scepter topped by Victory in his left hand, advances in a chariot drawn by two elephants captured from Darius' army. The hero, crowned with laurel leaves, is preceded by Persian trumpeters. Next to him three men directed by a mounted warrior (perhaps Hephaestion, Alexander's friend) carry a large golden vase. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are visible in the background.


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  • Size Notes
    Length 42cm x Width 42cm
  • Materials and Care Notes

    Made in UK


    100% Silk
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