Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Great Temple by David Roberts

On November 13, an incomplete collection of monumental plates from Egypt and Nubia (1846) by David Roberts was sold at Bonhams for 7,500 GBP, The print reproduced in the auction house's listing is "The Great Temple of Aboo-Simble" (Abu-Simbel). It is remarkable for its perspective, its detail, and its sweeping scale, which includes six human figures..

David Roberts, "The Great Temple of Aboo-Simble, Nubia," from Egypt and Nubia, Vol. 1

David Roberts, Egypt and Nubia, Bonhams Auction Listing

David Roberts, "The Great Temple of Aboo-Simble, Nubia," from Egypt and Nubia, Vol. 1


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