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Alexander Attacks the City of Tyre

Master of the Jardin de Vertueuse Consolation and Assistantabout 1470 - 1475

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Standing at the center of the lead ship in gold armor, Alexander the Great directs the naval assault on the Phoenician city of Tyre in January 332 B.C.

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  • Title: Alexander Attacks the City of Tyre
  • Date Created: about 1470 - 1475
  • Location Created: Lille (written), France
  • Physical Dimensions: w33 x h43.2 cm
  • Type: Folio
  • Rights: http://www.getty.edu/legal/copyright.html
  • External Link: http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=5747
  • Medium: "Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment"
  • illuminator: Master of the Jardin de vertueuse consolation and assistant (Flemish, active 3rd quarter of 15th century)
  • Terms of Use: http://www.getty.edu/legal/copyright.html
  • Subject: Battles, Alexander the Great, Ships

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