Yadegar Asisi

People stand in front of the monumental panoramic picture 'Leipzig 1813 - In the Turmoil of the Battle of the Nations'

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People stand in front of the monumental panoramic picture Leipzig 1813 – In the Turmoil of the Battle of the Nations, by Yadegar Asisi, during a press preview in the eastern German city, on Friday. The work marks the 200th anniversary of the battle, when, in October 1813, an estimated 600,000 soldiers fought in front of the gates of the Saxon city. The exhibition opens on Saturday