La famille de Darius aux pieds d'Alexandre
The mother of Darius III, king of Persia, throws herself at the feet of Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, victorious over her son in the battle of Issus (-333) in order to beg for mercy for his captive family.
This limestone low-relief is inspired by the painting of Charles le Brun made in 1660, today kept in the Salon de Mars of the Palace of Versailles.
Limestone cast. Wood frame.
Completing time : 11 months