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[Egyptian Antiquity -- Fight Scene]. No. LXXX. {Egyptian Antiquity -- Vases] . No. LX.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by Niccolo Capurro, Pisa.

  • MEDIUM: Etching, hand colored,

    DATE: 1834.

  • EDITION SIZE: Vignette image size 15 5/16 x 13 1/2" (39.1 x 34.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "I Monumenti dell' Egitto e della Nubia" aby Dr. Ippolito Rosellini of the University of Pisa. Illustrated by Salvador Cherubini, Gaetano Rosellini, Giuseppe Angelelli and Carlo Lasinio. This particular etching was made by Lasinio. His name is noted in the lower right.<br><br> Dr. Rosellini (1800-1843) is considered the founder of Egyptology in Italy. He is believed to have succumbed to malaria before completing the nine volume Montimenti series. The final volume was published a year after his death, and all of his notes were donated to the University of Pisa's library.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original opaque color save small spot at right.


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