Inv. n°: MMoCA184aMA

Island of Philae: Bas-Relief from the East Colonnade (A. Vol. I, Pl. 13-4)

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 four engravings dedicated to the island of Philae.

h. 16 x w. 50.6 cm

19th century



  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 21st May 2011, DE412


  • 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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