145. Willem de Famars Testas

Willem de Famars Testas
(Utrecht 1834 – Arnhem 1896)
Vue dans le Fond du Tombeau de la Nourrieu d’Atmenoph II (Ramenita), Gournah
Signed and dated 1860 lower right
Annotated Vue dans le fond du tombeau de la nourrieu d’Atmenoph II (Ramenita) Gournah 1860. Trouvaille et déposillement d’un momie on the reverse
Watercolour and ink on paper, 34.7 x 26 cm
Acquired directly from the family of the artist, thence by descent to the present owner
The present lot depicts a tomb belonging to the necropolis of Cheikh-Abdl-el-Gournah, located on the West Bank at Thebes in Upper Egypt. It is part of the archaeological area of Deir el-Bahari, and named after the doomed tomb of the local saint.

€ 800 - 1.200
€ 1.300