Original of the famous encyclopedia of engraving description of egypt, which arose as a result of the campaign degypt under the direction of Napoleon Bonaparte. The everyday objects of Egyptian culture are represented, the sheet is titled "vases, furniture and instruments". I could play unfortunately close the exceptional quality, the incredible refinement of the pressure and the beauty of the individual images in the photos.Incredibly good condition with only a few spots on the top embossed mark, right up with the characteristic sphinx. Rand, very strong paper, barely stockfleckig. Size: 55 x 71 cm. More points in other auctions from my friends. Origin: description of Egypt or collection of observations and research that was done in Egypt during the expedition of the French armed industry. Posted by panckoucke, paris, 36 vols .. Napoleon in 1798 at his field jumps to Egypt, he wants to win not only a province more for France, but also breastfeeding his thirst for knowledge and curiosity.
There are 167 cartographers, scientists, engineers and artists who are exploring the unknown country in its wake. Back in 1801, the results of the scientific expedition will be after years of work in the monumental work. Summary of "Description of Egypt" - the first and most complete encyclopedia of Egyptian art and culture. Engraving dating back to 1822 from the second edition of this impressive work, the so-called panckoucke edition.(1820 - 1830) each point was with an accidentally inlaid mark, the sphinx and lobelisk of lettering showing, this enveloping description of egypt 2nd ed .. details on wikipedia, the public library of new york has a wonderful digitized version of the edition complete. The item "description egypt 1822 original copper engraving napoleon antique paris" is on sale since Monday, April 24, 2017. It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the nineteenth and before \ prints, engravings, lithos".Archiv" and is located in berlin. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.