Auction 126, Lot 810

"Derniere Page d'un Qoran de la Mosquee de Soultan Barqouq", Prisse d'Avennes, Emile

Subject: Religion

Period: 1877 (circa)

Publication: L'Art Arabe d'apres les monuments du Kaire…

Color: Printed Color

12.3 x 16.3 inches
31.2 x 41.4 cm

This is a large graphic design from this important, rare Orientalist work. Emile Prisse d'Avennes, an important 19th century Egyptologist produced one of the most important books on the Islamic art of Egypt. The three atlas volumes of L’Art Arabe, published in parts by V A. Morel et Cie from 1869 to 1877, contained 200 plates, 137 of them chromolithographs, like this fine example.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/3/2008