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French Large Engraving of an Eagle by Savigny
From the description de l'Egypte. J. Ces. Savigny, 1809-1813. The stipple engraving depicts the Imperial Eagle. This is Aquila heliaca or the Easter Imperial Eagle. It is the species whose image is used on the coins of the Ptolemies. The bird of prey was sometimes associated with Hathor from Histoire Naturelle birds - plate 12. The plate has in the top left N.H. Zoologie Oiseau par J. Ces Savigny (the image was created by Savigny). To the top right is Pl 12. The engraver's name Bouquet Snr. is found to bottom right. 'Description de l'Egypte', the seminal publication by the French government detailing the results of the Napoleon's pioneering military and scientific expedition to Egypt (1798-1801) and the first comprehensive illustrated description of ancient and modern Egypt.
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- Date of Manufacture1809-1813
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- Condition DetailsExcellent- Great strength of colour.
- DimensionsH 32.75 in. x W 25.25 in. x D 1.25 in.H 83.19 cm x W 64.14 cm x D 3.18 cm
- Seller LocationDowningtown, PA
- Seller Reference NumberNY07284
- Reference NumberU1009118610155
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