Darius Marching to the Battle of Issus, Apollonio di Giovanni (workshop of), c. 1450 - c. 1455

Darius Marching to the Battle of Issus, Apollonio di Giovanni (workshop of), c. 1450 - c. 1455

tempera on panel, h 48.5cm × w 141.5cm. More details

Apollonio di Giovanni was one of the most prominent cassone specialists in Florence. Cassoni (chests) were often produced in pairs, mostly on the occasion of marriages, with depictions of heroic deeds. Here, the Persian ruler Darius is shown going to battle against Alexander the Great.

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