Thebes . Byban El Molouk. A. Vol. II Pl. 87
(Ancient Egypt - Art - Thebes)

Paris, France: Imprimerie Imperiale, 1809. F A single plate hand colored; from one of the volumes of scientific and historical researches conducted during the French Expedition to Egypt carried out under Napoleon in the 18th century "Descriptions de L'Egypte." Seven different images on the plate, six of which are composed by H.J. Redoute and one by Jollois et Devilliers. Colibert accomplished the engravings; 17" x 27" approximate size, backed to linen at some point for strengthening. Subtitled "1.- 6. Peintures Du 5c Tombeau Des Rois A L'Est. 7. Bas- Relief De L'Entree du Meme Tombeau." Some edge, tips wear and darkening, a few closed edge tears, none intrude into the images; a few discoloration spots and foxing at edges, one with a dot of ink or discolor at top; bottom left corner edge chipped away; overall, good condition. PLEASE NOTE: Shipped rolled for safety. Good (Item ID: 13850)


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