Courtois, Jacques (Le Bourguignon) (1621-76); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 17th Century. La Bataille d'Arbelles; aka The Battle of Issus, occured in southern Anatolia in November 333 BC; the invading troops of Alexander of Macedonia, defeated the army led by Darius III of Achaemenid Persia; Provenance: Ch�teau de Versailles, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.