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  • Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte
    Denon, Dominique Vivant Baron, born 1747 - died 1825
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Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (published)

  • Date:

    1802 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Denon, Dominique Vivant Baron, born 1747 - died 1825 (artist)
    Coiny, Jacques-Joseph, born 1761 - died 1809 (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, engraving, and brown wash

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.204:19

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 49

Physical description

Etching, engraving, and brown wash depicting a portrait of a seated man with two children. One of the children is climbing on his shoulder and the other is in the shadows behind him. The man is smoking a long pipe with a pot of coffee brewing to one side. There is also a cat stretching at his feet. On the back, rough pencil sketches. Lettered 'Denon Del., Coiny Sculp.', numbered 4 and inscribed on the back in pencil with calculations.

Place of Origin

France (published)

Date

1802 (published)

Artist/maker

Denon, Dominique Vivant Baron, born 1747 - died 1825 (artist)
Coiny, Jacques-Joseph, born 1761 - died 1809 (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching, engraving, and brown wash

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm, Width: 13.2 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and engraving by Coiny entitled 'Portrait of a turbaned man with two children', from a volume of 20 plates after drawings by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon, entitled 'Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte'. Paris, 1802.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Coffee; Cats; Turbans; Pipes; Children; Portraits; Stoves

Categories

Prints; Smoking accessories

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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