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Monsieur Drovetti et sa suite mesurant un fragment de colosse dans la haute Egypte (Mr. Drovetti and his followers measure a fragment of a colossus in Upper Egypt)
  • Godefroy Engelmann
    1788–1839
    born: Mulhouse, France ; died: Mulhouse, France ; active: France
  • Monsieur Drovetti et sa suite mesurant un fragment de colosse dans la haute Egypte (Mr. Drovetti and his followers measure a fragment of a colossus in Upper Egypt), 1819
  • Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818 by Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste de Forbin
  • Where object was made: Egypt, France
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 440 x 542 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 5/16 x 21 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 514 x 685 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 1/4 x 26 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0025
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Horizontal compositon with figures in foreground grouped around a large statuary head. In the background, a landscape with obelisk and ruins at left, and palms at right.