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

The Great Temple of Amon Karnak, The Hypostyle Hall

Date:
1838
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache with scratching out and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/4 x 13 inches (48.9 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "<...>ES | KARNAC | Nov. 27th 1838"; in brushed gray watercolor, lower left: "Karnac [. . .] 1838"

Signed and dated in brushed gray watercolor, lower right: "David Roberts R.A. 1838"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1579
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
columns | horse (animal) | men | temple
Associated Places:
Africa | Al Karnak | As Said | Egypt | Luxor | Qina | Temple of Amon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5995
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