Auction 126, Lot 818

"Gama El-Seydeh Zeynab", Prisse d'Avennes, Emile

Subject: Miscellaneous

Period: 1877 (circa)

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

Color: Printed Color

12 x 18 inches
30.5 x 45.7 cm

This is a large graphic design from this splendid, 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+

Slightly toned and creased paper edges.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/3/2008