Inv. n°: MMoCA184bMA

Island of Philae: Relief of Vases in Several Structures (vol.I, Plate 14)

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 city of Philae

h. 42.5 x w. 31.4 cm

19th century

Engraving

Provenance

  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 21st May 2011, DE416

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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