Dominique Vivant Baron (1747-1802) - Planches du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte

Description
Dominique Vivant Baron (1747-1802) - Planches du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte
Etching - Plate signed - 1802

Denon (Dominique Vivant), Baron, 1747-1825

Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte, pendant les campagnes du général Bonaparte par Vivant Denon.

Title Planches du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte

Publisher Paris, De l’Imprimerie de Didot l’Aîné, 1802

Three engravings - from the first edition of Denon’s account of his travels in Egypt as a participant on Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign. Combining topographical and observations of local populations together with the first comprehensive and accurate descriptions of ancient Egyptian architecture.

The book was an instantaneous success and enjoyed an extensive circulation in several languages. The book had an extraordinary impact on the architecture and decorative arts in the opening years of 1800's

Lot details
Artist
Dominique Vivant Baron (1747-1802)
Title of artwork
Planches du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte
Year
1802
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
Overall in good condition
Sold with frame
Yes
Image size
13×16 cm
Total dimensions
70×41×3 cm
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