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David Roberts (Scottish, 1796-1864) Five Views of Egypt: Thebes, Great Hall at Karnac, Nov. 28.1838.

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


David Roberts (Scottish, 1796-1864)

Five Views of Egypt:Thebes, Great Hall at Karnac, Nov. 28.1838., 1846; View from under the Portico of Temple of Edfou, Upper Egypt, 1847; Front Elevation of the Great Temple of Aboosimble, Nubia, 1848; Entrance to the Tombs of the Kings of Thebes, Biban-el-Molook, 1848; and Statues of Memnon at Thebes during the Inundation, 1848. Each identified within the matrix. Multicolor lithographs on paper, image sizes approximately 13 3/4 x 20 3/8 in. (34.8 x 51.7 cm),framed.
Condition: Foxing (almost exclusively to Karnac),not examined out of frames.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Although the works have not been removed from their frames, there are no other visible issues to report.

Image sizes: Karnac 18 1/2 x 13 in.;Edfou13 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.; Aboosimble 12 7/8 x 19 1/4 in.; Biban-el-Molook 13 x 19 3/8 in.; andMemnon 13 3/4 x 20 3/8 in.

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