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  • Album De Douze Planches Extrait du voyage d'Egypte Fait Par Albert Bertin
    Bertin, Albert Henri, born 1802 - died 1831
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Album De Douze Planches Extrait du voyage d'Egypte Fait Par Albert Bertin

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (probably, drawn)
    France (published)

  • Date:

    1831-2 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bertin, Albert Henri, born 1802 - died 1831 (artist)
    Lehoux, Pierre Francois, born 1803 - died 1892 (engraver)
    Lemercier Bénard et Cie (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, coloured by hand

  • 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.97:5

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 11

Physical description

Lithograph, coloured by hand, depicting a mosque in Egypt. Each plate lettered with title, and lithographer's details.

Place of Origin

Egypt (probably, drawn)
France (published)

Date

1831-2 (published)

Artist/maker

Bertin, Albert Henri, born 1802 - died 1831 (artist)
Lehoux, Pierre Francois, born 1803 - died 1892 (engraver)
Lemercier Bénard et Cie (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'Lith. de Benard, rue de l'Abbaye No.4.' or 'Lith. de Benard'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 49.5 cm Size of covers, Width: 33.9 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph depicting a mosque in Alexandria, Egypt, from a volume of plates (12) by Albert Henri Bertin entitled 'Album De Douze Planches Extrait du voyage d'Egypte Fait Par Albert Bertin', with a descriptive text, in publisher's wrappers and modern portfolio. French School, ca. 1831-2.

Production Note

According to information on the front cover, the volume was lithographed by Bertin's friends in his memory. Bertin died in Rome aged 29.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Mosque; Islam

Categories

Prints; Places of Worship; Islam

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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