• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 250

    A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH ENGRAVINGS FROM THE NAPOLEONIC SURVEY OF EGYPT

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TWELVE FRENCH ENGRAVINGS FROM THE NAPOLEONIC SURVEY OF EGYPT
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    'Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'Egypte', Panckoucke, Paris, 1820-30
    Depicting plates from 'Thèbes Karnac' [A. Vol.IV, Pls 13, 20, 29, 45, 48, 52, 56 and 62], 'Thèbes Memnonium' [A. Vol.IV, Pls. 21, 30 and 32], 'Thèbes Louqsor' and 'Antinoë [A. Vol.IV, Pl.5], each within a later rectangular frame
    26¼ x 19 in. (48.5 x 66.5 cm.) [without frame]; 21 x 28¼ in. (53.5 x 71.5 cm.) [with frame]
    Each plate: 60 x 43 cm. [without margins] (12)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN