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Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon, A505, is commissioned in marble by Giovanni Battista Sommariva.

Primary sources

  • Draft dated 31.8.1826 from Thorvaldsen to Luigi Sommariva
  • Contract dated 1.1.1818 between Thorvaldsen and Giovanni Battista Sommariva
  • Letter dated 31.12.1817 from Giovanni Battista Sommariva to Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Other references

Last updated 09.01.2017