Seller: hix.antiquitatis (697) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272420868425 Compte de Caylus, 1752: Egyptian offering statue An original antique engraving print by Ann-Claude-Phillipe de Tubières; Compte de Caylus, "Recueil d'antiquités égyptiennes; greques; romaines et gauloises." This plate is from Volume V, Part I, pl. XIX: 'Antiquitiés Egyptiennes,' published in Paris in 1752. The image is of an inscribed Egyptian offering statue. Antique Engraving Print, 'Recueil d'antiquités égyptiennes; greques; romaines et gauloises,' Printed in Paris, from 1752 to 1767.Height paper: 10 in. (25 cm). Caylus traveled widely throughout Italy, Greece, and Asia, from where he brought back many important archaeological finds while searching for the ruins of Troy and Ephesus. Returning to France he dedicated himself to etching and engraving. The Recueil consisted of his account in six volumes with hundreds of plates of antiquities from throughout the Mediterranean world. The publication sparked great interest in Classical and Egyptian cultures among European academics. #2452 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.