Artist Bigant, French, active 1800 - 1850
Title
  • The Rosetta Stone, Hieroglyphic Script
  • Plate 52, Description of Egypt, Antiquities, Volume 5 (alternate title)
Date 1829
Medium etching and engraving in black ink on off-white laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 13 1/8 × 30 7/8 inches (33.3 × 78.4 cm)
Sheet: 27 1/2 × 40 3/4 inches (69.9 × 103.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Patrick Richard Carstens
Accession Number 2010.233
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Daniel Kolos;
1988, purchased by Patrick Richard Carstens (Toronto, Ontario, Canada);
2011-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)