Coloring: Shown here with added hand coloring of highlights. Also available in original lithographic colors only.
Comments: One of the classic lithographs of the famous Colossi of Memnon, which formerly stood before a temple destroyed by an earthquake in 27 B.C. From then until being repaired by Septimus Severus, the northern statue famously "wailed" when heated by the rising sun.
Price: $1,800 uncolored, $1,900 colored.
Title: Thebes. [The Colossi of Memnon seen from the Southwest]
Edition: Standard First Edition, 1842-49
Paper : 16 9/16" x 23 15/16"
Image: 12 5/8" x 19 3/16"
Catalog Number: EG 75