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Homs, Syria: the citadel and part of the old city, with the artist Louis-François Cassas surrounded by Syrians. Engraving by S.C. Miger after L.F. Cassas.

  • Cassas, Louis François, 1756-1827.
Date
[germinal an. VI [1798]]
Reference
2851390i
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Description

In the centre, the artist Louis-François Cassas, wearing oriental costume, is surrounded by Syrians, some inspecting his drawing, others raising their weapons against him. Right, other Syrians hold a document inscribed in Arabic and point towards Cassas

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 29.8 x 44.5 cm

Lettering

Château et portion de la ville de Hemss, jadis Émèse. La vue est prise du côté du cenotaphe de Caius Caesar. Avanture de l'artiste: une troupe d'Arabes le surprend au moment où il dessinoit cette vue. Dessiné par L.F. Cassas. Gravée par S.C. Miger.

Lettering note

Bears numbers: 1.er v.e no. 20

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851390i

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  • French


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