ROBERTS, David and HAGUE, Louis.

Lateral View of the Temple called the Typhonoeum at Dendera

£275

Lateral View of the Temple called the Typhonoeum at Dendera

[London, 1847].

Lateral View of the Temple called the Typhonoeum at Dendera

Description

David Roberts’ magnificent images of Egypt and the Holy Land rank amongst the finest topographical views of the nineteenth century. Roberts made a two-year journey to the Middle-East commencing in 1838, and whilst there executed numerous watercolours from which the finest were selected for the publication; The lithographs were executed by Louis Haghe. In order to help fund the project, Roberts produced a deluxe subscription edition, from which this lithograph was taken, which is notable for being the only edition to have original hand-colour, which would have been executed under the direction of the artist.

Description

Hand-coloured lithographs from the subscription edition of ‘The Holy Land’.

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