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Palmyra, Syria: the colonnade, with the temple of Bel (temple of the sun) in the background. Engraving by G. Malbeste and R. Daudet the younger after L.F. Cassas.

Cassas, Louis François, 1756-1827.
Date
[germinal an. VI [1798]]

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Credit: Palmyra, Syria: the colonnade, with the temple of Bel (temple of the sun) in the background. Engraving by G. Malbeste and R. Daudet the younger after L.F. Cassas. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The temple was destroyed in 2015

Lettering

Vue générale de la grande colonnade et des ruines de Palmyre. La vue est prise à l'ouest en regardant le temple du soleil. Dessiné par L.F. Cassas. Gravé à l'eau forte par Malbeste. Terminé par Daudet.

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [Imprimerie de la République], [germinal an. VI [1798]]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 43 x 93.2 cm

Publications note

Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome VI, Paris 1949, p. 62, Daudet no. 47

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851421i

Language

  • French


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