The Discovery of Egypt: Vivant Denon's Travels with Napoleon's Army

The Discovery of Egypt: Vivant Denon's Travels with Napoleon's Army

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By (author) Terence M. Russell

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  • Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 266 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 244mm x 22mm | 798g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Stroud
  • ISBN 10: 0750941456
  • ISBN 13: 9780750941457
  • Illustrations note: b/w illus
  • Sales rank: 642,917

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Vivant Denon was known as 'Napoleon's eye'. He accompanied Bonaparte to Egypt, witnessed the Battle of the Nile and was, in effect, the first war artist. This book tells the story of Denon's travels and the impact of his illustrations, which proved to Europe that Egyptian art and architecture was no poor relation to that of Greece or Rome.

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Terence M. Russell is Reader in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh. He is a professionally qualified architect and is author of The Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century: Architecture, Arts and Crafts, The Built Environment and an edition of the monumental official publication of Napoleon's Egypt campaign, The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt.