The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Painted plate]

Object Details

Title:

[Painted plate]

Artist/Maker:

William Chaffers (English, 1811 - 1892)

Place:

London, England (Place Created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Woodburytype

Object Number:

84.XB.935.23.1.20

Dimensions:

11.5 × 9.3 cm (4 1/2 × 3 11/16 in.)

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Object Description

A plate resting upright against a wall. The plate is painted with a scene of the wedding of Alexander the Great and Roxana. Roxana sits on a bench on the left side as Alexander walks across the room towards her. He wears a helmet and they are surrounded by wedding guests.