image © Guy Peppiatt Fine Art | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © Guy Peppiatt Fine Art | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Sunrise at Thebes, Egypt

Date

1854

Artist

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Description

Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil heightened with white. Thebes is on the east bank of the Nile within the modern city of Luxor. Thebes is the Greek name for the ancient Egyptian city of Waset.

Two views of the Ramesseum at Thebes have recently appeared at auction, one dated 20 and 21 February at Sotheby’s on 1st July 204, lot 236, the second dated 20 February at Christie’s on 16th November 2006, lot 127.

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Location

Luxor, Egypt

Country