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Diogène et Alexandre, Atelier LeGrand, 1799.

Image ID: 1624758

Diogène et Alexandre, Atelier LeGrand, 1799. (1935)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Diogène et Alexandre, Atelier LeGrand, 1799.

Published Date

: 1935

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 9.8 x 15.7 cm.


: Diogenes lived in Greece in a tub. He is a founder of the philosophy of the Cynics and lived in poverty and against the conventions of society. It is said that he lived like a dog. Alexander the Great went to meet Diogenes. Diogenes asked Alexander to step aside as he was blocking the sun. Note 2.) Printed on border: "Cab. des estampes." Damage at top corners of mount.

Original Source

: From Histoire du papier peint en France. (Paris C. Moreau 1935) Clouzot, Henri (1865-1941), Author. Follot, Charles , Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Personalities -- A-Z

Source Description

: 2 folders (88 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624758

Record ID

: 1762944

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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