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Statues of Memnon in the Plain of Goorna at Thebes.

  • ARTIST: David Roberts

  • PUBLISHER: London, published by F. G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle St.

  • MEDIUM: Two stone lithograph,

    DATE: 1841-49.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size (half plate) 10 x 13 3/4" (25.3 x 35 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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).<br><br> The well known statues of Memnon; sitting, as they have sat for ages, in grand and mournful solemnity... They are called by the natives Damy and Shamy... .D. Roberts.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.