Original Size XXL Copper Engraving From 1822 Napoleon Expedition Antique
Original, 1822 engraving of the encyclopedia of monumetalen description of egypt, which due to the degypt campaign under the impulse of Napoleon Bonaparte was created. Here is a reptilian representation in an exceptional geoffroy s quality. 3 I could play unfortunately only about the excellent quality, the amazing accuracy of the pressure and the beauty of the individual images in the photos. Very good condition with a small brownish stain on the top margin of the leaf, the part of the image is very clean. Upper right corner of relief marks with the characteristic sphinx. Super fine print on strong paper. Subsequently mounted matt white mat. The size of the leaves approx. 55 x 71 cm /. Carpet size 60 x 80 cm. Other newspapers can be found in the other auctions of the mine. 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. The engraving of 1822 dating from the second edition of this impressive work, what is called panckoucke edition. (1820 - 1830) each point was with an accidentally encrusted mark, the sphinx and lobelisk of lettering showing, this enveloping description of Egypt 2nd ed.
In wikipedia, you will find detailed information under the key word 'description of legypt' New York Public Library has a wonderful digitized version of the complete edition. Catalog ID nypl (b-number): b14212718 /. The item "Original size xxl copper engraving 1822 Napoleon antique expedition" is on sale since Monday, April 24, 2017.
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