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Leonidas at Thermopylae
Leonidas at Thermopylae
Leonidas at Thermopylae
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Leonidas at Thermopylae

Jacques-Louis David

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Title: Leonidas at Thermopylae
Artist: Jacques-Louis David
Year: 1814
Description: The painting depicts takes place in a time of war, seemingly in Ancient Greece from the Greek temple and temperate mountains in the background. The setting is the mountain pass in which the Battle of Thermopylae was about to be fought, in 480 BCE. Thermopylae was chosen as an ideal location for waging a defensive action in view of its narrow passage through the mountainous geography. This helped the Greeks make a better stand against the numerically vastly superior Persians, who were invading Greece. King Leonidas, the Spartan leader, “delayed the invasion of Darius I and the Persians…by sacrificing himself and his men to give the Greeks the time they needed to organize an ultimately victorious resistance” in the long run.

Museum-quality posters made on thick and durable matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.

All art prints have a small white border around the print to ensure that none of the art work is cut off during the printing process.

• Sizes: 12" x 18" and 24" x 36" (inches)
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.57 oz/y² (189 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%

Printing
All orders are print on demand and take 4-7 business days to print with shipment on the 5th business day via U.S. Mail, Fed Ex or UPS.  

Shipping
All shipping is flat-rate no matter the order size:
*$2.95 flat-rate shipping for US and UK orders
*$6.95 flat-rate shipping for CAN and AUS orders
**Flat-rate shipping for all other international orders. See Rates.

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Title: Leonidas at Thermopylae
Artist: Jacques-Louis David
Year: 1814
Description: The painting depicts takes place in a time of war, seemingly in Ancient Greece from the Greek temple and temperate mountains in the background. The setting is the mountain pass in which the Battle of Thermopylae was about to be fought, in 480 BCE. Thermopylae was chosen as an ideal location for waging a defensive action in view of its narrow passage through the mountainous geography. This helped the Greeks make a better stand against the numerically vastly superior Persians, who were invading Greece. King Leonidas, the Spartan leader, “delayed the invasion of Darius I and the Persians…by sacrificing himself and his men to give the Greeks the time they needed to organize an ultimately victorious resistance” in the long run.

Printing

Museum-quality posters made on thick and durable matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.

All art prints have a small white border around the print to ensure that none of the art work is cut off during the printing process.

• Sizes: 12" x 18" and 24" x 36" (inches)
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.57 oz/y² (189 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%

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Shipping

Printing
All orders are print on demand and take 4-7 business days to print with shipment on the 5th business day via U.S. Mail, Fed Ex or UPS.  

Shipping
All shipping is flat-rate no matter the order size:
*$2.95 flat-rate shipping for US and UK orders
*$6.95 flat-rate shipping for CAN and AUS orders
**Flat-rate shipping for all other international orders. See Rates.