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Egyptian tomb paintings Thebes engraving Napoleon Description Egypt

Egyptian tomb paintings, Thebes

$600.00

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Original antique print
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'Thebes. Byban el Molouk'. From 'Description de l'Egypte' published after Napoleon's expedition to colonize Egypt in 1798. Napoleon included a number of artists in his army, who were instructed to record modern and ancient Egyptian society. The resulting works formed an important historical account of Egypt, with detailed and accurate depictions of monuments, cities and architecture.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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artist Allais after Dutertre
method Line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1820
size 580mm by 430mm
SKU CL132