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Souvenirs D'Egypte par Alex. Bida et E. Barbot

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (possibly, drawn)
    France (published)

  • Date:

    1851 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barbot, Emile Prosper, born 1798 - died 1878 (artist)
    Cicéri, Eugène, born 1813 - died 1890 (lithographer)
    Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph

  • 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.101:5

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 2

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand, depicting the Mosque of Aqsunqur and the Mosque of Khayrbak in Cairo. Half bound in red morocco, in a modern portfolio. Each plate (apart from title page) lettered with title in French, Arabic and English, artists' names, and variously, 'Egypte. Imp. Lemercier, Paris', R'.Colas, Bibliographie Générale du Costume et de la Mode, 2 vols, Paris, 1933', and dated ca. 1850.

Place of Origin

Egypt (possibly, drawn)
France (published)

Date

1851 (published)

Artist/maker

Barbot, Emile Prosper, born 1798 - died 1878 (artist)
Cicéri, Eugène, born 1813 - died 1890 (lithographer)
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 57.3 cm Size of covers, Width: 38.9 cm

Descriptive line

Hand coloured lithograph entitled 'Mosque d'Ibrahim Agha', after a drawing by Emile Prosper Barbot, lithographed by Eugene Ciceri, from 'Souvenirs D'Egypte par Alex. Bida et E. Barbot', volume of plates (25) including title-page, with descriptive text. Published in Paris, ca. 1851.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Mosques; Islam

Categories

Prints; Places of Worship; Islam

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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