The Master of the Griselda Legend (worked around 1490 – 1500)

Alexander the Great Siena, about 1494 Oil and tempera on wood 105.4 x 50.8 cm Alexander of Macedon (356 – 326BC) is shown as a youthful warrior posed on a pedestal.  This is one of a series, showing virtuous men and women of antiquity, which decorated a palace in Siena.  The inscription underlines the moral.  … Read more