Travel in the Levant
Voyage dans le Levant
Artist: Horace Vernet (1789 - 1863) Primary
Artist: Godefroy Engelmann (1788 - 1839) Printer
Dimensions: 12.6 x 8.78 in. (32 x 22.3 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.898
Not on view.
The Syrian Ismail mourns his Christian lover, Mariam, as she lies buried in a shallow grave in the desert. This tragic story appeared in Comte de Forbin's Voyage dans le Levant (Voyage in the Levant), a travel narrative that was accompanied by seventy-eight lithographs by various artists. For projects that required large numbers of illustrated plates, lithography was an attractive alternative to the more costly and time-consuming techniques of engraving and etching.
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