- Museum number
Object: Vue des Ruines de Thebes a Karnaq
Object: Autre Vue de Karnaq
Two views on one plate: above, the ruins of Thebes, a large temple to right with obelisks flanking an entrance, figures including a man gallopping across the centre; below, another view with the remnants of a great square arch on the left, decorated with hieroglyphs and other ruins and figures with livestock; after Denon; plate XVIII, illustration to Denon's 'Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte' (1802); published state.
Etching with engraving
- Production date
- 1802 (circa)
Height: 267 millimetres
Width: 351 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- Date from print study 1836,0109.67. There is another etching by Louis Pierre Baltard after the same drawing as plate 49 to the same publication.
There is no copy of Denon's 'Voyage...' in the Department. The B.L. copy is at 458.h.12.
The minutes of the Trustees' meeting on 12th December, 1835, record that "two or three" of the drawings were missing when the group was offered to the Museum.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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