Artist: James McConnell
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 13" x 18" (335mm x 445mm)
Date: 1966This is the original Watercolour painting by James McConnell.
Alexander rides his famous horse Bucephalus into battle. Ancient accounts state that Bucephalus died after the Battle of the Hydaspes in 326 BC, in what is now modern Pakistan, and is buried in Jalalpur Sharif outside of Jhelum, Pakistan.
Another account states that Bucephalus is buried in Phalia, a town in Pakistan's Mandi Bahauddin District, which is named after him.
Original painting from an as yet unidentified issue of Look and Learn, probably mid 1960s.James McConnell biography