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

The Battle between Alexander and Porus (detail)

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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