Inv. n°: MMoCA181eMA

Memnonium: Fragments of the Colossus of Osymandyas (A. Vol. II, Pl. 32 6-7)

From the second edition of the Description de l'Égypte ('Description of Egypt'), a group of engravings commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte during his expedition to Egypt (1798-1801) as part of the French Revolutionary Wars. From a group of six engravings dedicated to the city of Thebes.

h. 29.4 x w. 40 cm

19th century



  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 21st May 2011, DE387


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011
  • Napoléon. L'héritage napoléonien de l'Égypte à nos jours, Espace Culturel, Mougins, France, 5th July 2021 — 30th September 2021

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