KARNAC. NOV 27TH, 1839.


David Roberts

Karnac. Nov 27th, 1839.

Two stone lithograph, 1841-49.
Image size 12 3/8 x 19" (31.4 x 48.2 cm)
Fair condition. Standard edition lithograph that was trimmed to the image and mounted on card in the manner of the deluxe edition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98965
Price: $750.00
Publisher : London, published by F. G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle St.
This is a plate from the standard edition of "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia", from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts R.A.. Lithographed by Louis Haghe of the firm Day & Haghe, one of the earliest lithograph publishers of England, these prints were published in six volume sets over a span of eight years (1841-49).

Karnak comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings near Luxor in Egypt.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Middle East , David Roberts