BERCHEM, Nicolaes
(b. 1620, Haarlem, d. 1683, Amsterdam)

The Battle between Alexander and Porus (detail)

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Oil on canvas
Private collection

In the depiction of this historic event, Berchem brilliantly depicts the frenzied action at the peak of battle, demonstrating his skill at portraying a highly complex composition with dynamic equestrian groupings.




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