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Plate 159 The Temple of Edfu Egypt -After David Roberts
  • Plate 159 The Temple of Edfu Egypt -After David Roberts

    A depiction of the Temple of Edfou (modernly spelt as Edfu) in Egypt from David Roberts' trip to the country. This is one of the best preserved shrines in Egypt and is located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu. The drawings and watercolours from this tour of the Holy Land and Egypt by Roberts were collated together into folios and released over a seven year period (1842-1849) by the publisher F.G. Moon from 20 Threadneedle Street London. This lithograph is from the Royal Subscription Edition (1842-1849) with only 500 copies produced per depiction.


    Medium: Original Royal Subscription Edition by Louis Haghe, full-plate hand-coloured lithograph on thick woven paper.


    Full Plate 159.


    Inscribed lower left 'Temple of Edfou, ancient appolinopolis upper Egypt', 32 x 48 cm, framed.


    Provenance: Sotheran's, London.

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