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" Apelles: he accordingly drew him holding a thunderbolt in his hand : the piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said, there were two Alexanders : one invincible, the son of Philip ; the other inimitable, the production... "
Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical - Page 45
by Michael Bryan - 1886 - 779 pages
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - Biography - 1811 - 476 pages
...drew him holding a thunderbolt in his hand : the piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said, there were two Alexanders; one invincible, the ¡on of Philip; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. Alexander gave him likewise another...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...him, holding a thunderbolt in his hand, and the piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders...invincible, the son of Philip, the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. Alexander gave him likewise another remarkable proof of his regard : for when...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...this prince holding a thunderbolt in his hand ; a piece finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders; one invincible, the son of 1'hilip; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. It is well known also that Alexann г forbade...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...thunderbolt in his hand. The painting was finished with so much skill and dexterity that it used to.be said there were two Alexanders — one invincible, the son of Philip, the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. On one occasion the facility with which Apelles could trace the likeness of...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...of this prince holding a thunderbolt in his hand; a piece finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders...invincible, the son of Philip; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. -It is well known also that Alexander forbade any one to paint his portrait...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1842 - 444 pages
...drew him holding a thunderbolt in his hand : the piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said, there were two Alexanders:...invincible, the son of Philip; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. Alexander gave him likewise another remarkable proof of 1m regard; for when...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1850 - 444 pages
...drew him holding a thunderbolt in his hand : the piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said, there were two Alexanders...invincible, the son of Philip ; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. Alexander gave him likewise another remarkable proof of his regard ; for when...
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Hand-book of Universal Biography ...

Parke Godwin - Biography - 1852 - 821 pages
...drew him holding a thunderbolt in his hand. The piece was finished with BO much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders...invincible, the son of Philip ; the other inimitable, the production of Apclles. Alexander gave him likewise another remarkable proof of his regard : for when...
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Hand-book of Universal Biography ...

P. Godwin - Biography - 1852 - 821 pages
...thunderbolt in his CYCLOP.HDIA OF BIOGRAPHY. hand. Tim piece was finished with so much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders : one invincible, the »on oí' Philip; the other inimitable, the production of Apelle*. Alexander pave him likewise another...
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CYCLOPEDIA OF UNIVERSAL BIOGRAPHY: A RECORD OF THE NAMES OF THE MOST EMINENT ...

PARKE GODWIN. - 1856
...him holding a thunderbolt in his liand. The piece was finished with so ' much skill and dexterity, that it used to be said there were two Alexanders...invincible, the son of Philip ; the other inimitable, the production of Apelles. Alexander gave him likewise another remarkable proof of his regard: for when...
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