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Creator:
David Roberts, 1796–1864, British
Title:

The Hypostyle Hall of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel, Egypt

Date:
1849
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 14 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (36.8 x 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in brown, lower left: "David Roberts R.A. 1849"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.534
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | book | colossal | columns (architectural elements) | Egyptian | Egyptian architecture | frescoes | genre subject | gods | hall | hieroglyphics | hypostyle hall | men | reading | robes | sarcophaguses | sculpture | temple | turbans | visitors
Associated Places:
Abu Simbel | As Said | Egypt
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1018
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 190-191, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 48-49, fig. 50, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Colleen Manassa, Echoes of Egypt, conjuring the land of the pharaohs, an exhibition at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, April 13, 2013 through January 4, 2014 , Peabody Museum of Natural History, 2013, p. 62, DT61 .E31 2013 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [101], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 17, V 1879 (YCBA)


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