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Idealized head of Alexander the Great called "Alexander Guimet", Louvre Museum Circa 300 BCE. This portrait of Alexander is known as the Guimet Alexander, and was created shortly after the ruler's death. Although the anastolé and the leonine hair are present, this portrait differs from those sculpted by Lysippos thirty years earlier. The regular oval face, the softness of the flesh, and the very carefully polished surface highlight the youthful character of the subject, and create an..