by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia, London, 1846, vol. 1, pl. 20
Other drawings by Roberts of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnac are held at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, the Manchester City Art Gallery and the Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield.3 The present drawing was lithographed for Roberts’ The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia in 1846. We are grateful to Briony Llewellyn for her help when cataloguing this work.
1. H. Guiterman and B. Llewellyn, David Roberts, London 1987, p. 114
2. Ibid, p. 77
3. Karnac - View looking across the Hall of Columns (Yale Center for British Art B1915.4.1579); The Temple, Karnak - Oblique View of The Hall of Columns (Manchester City Art Gallery - 1966.267); Karnac, Hall of Columns - The Dromos, or First Court of the Temple of Karnac (Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield - 2239)
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