Women of Middle Egypt.
James Madden, London. [1851.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼").
A pair of women resting in the ruins of a temple, hieroglyphics on the walls and columns behind. Published in the 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life, in the Valley of the Nile'. The artist, Achille-Constant-Theodore Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79), was a French orientalism who embraced Islam and took the name Edris-Effendi.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 32083] £180.00