French Stipple Engraving by Savigny of the Imperial Eagle, Description de l'Egypte. 1809-1813.



The engraving of the Imperial Eagle from the Description de l'Egypte. J. Ces. Savigny, was printed 1809-1813.

 

The Imperial Eagle is Aquila heliaca or the Eastern 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.

 



Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1809-13
Origin France
Artist/Maker J. Ces. Savigny
Measurements 32.75" x 25.25
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://vandekar.com
Price 3500
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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