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ROBERTS, David.

Part of the Portico of Edfou.

Plate 50.

Published: Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot.. Francis Graham Moon. 1846

Stock code: 54510

Price: £2,200

Sale Price: £1,540

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Roberts stunning lithograph of the pronaos of the Temple of Edfu. From David Roberts’ journal, Nov 23 1838: ‘To draw the [pronaos] I was obliged to sit in the sun protected only by a sunshade and the temperature reached 98 degrees in the shade today. I fear I did not make a very good job of it, but this collonade is so lovely, I could not resist it.’ Engraved by Haghe, Louis.

Lithograph. Later colour. Framed in hand made gold leaf frame with hand decorated washline mount Fine condition. Framed size: 77 x 65cm. Size: 51 x 35 cm. (20 x 14 inches).

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