Category: painting


Egypcian Landscape, 1883 

Carlos de Haes (Spanish, 1829-1898)

Collection of Museo Nacional del Romanticismo / Google Cultural Institute

Relief of a honey bee

Detail of a wall painting from the Tomb of Seti I

(KV17). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Seti I, ca. 1290-1279 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.


Edward Burra (British, 1905-1976), The Sphinx, c.1945. Pencil, watercolour and gouache on two sheets, joined, 30 x 43 in.

The Encounter with Isis, 2009

Isis, Egyptian Goddess of motherhood and fertility, based on a relief of Isis is the Archaeological museum in Naples.

Oil on linen painting by Cristina Rodriguez (Colombian artist).

Egyptian Hall of the Louvre

Visitors in front of the Grand Sphinx. Painting by Guillaume Larrue (1851-1935), 1930. Louvre Museum, Paris. 


Cleopatra, details, 1524 – 1526, by Giampietrino (Giovanni Pietro Rizzoli)

Oil painting. Bucknell University Art Gallery, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. High Renaissance.


The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, 1872

Painting by

Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner

(German, 1808-1894)

Fragment of a wall painting originally from Thebes, depicting two male figures in the act of preparing or bottling food products in liquid form using straws. 

New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1540-1479 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum of Turin.

Tomb of Rekhmire

Relief depicting three men bringing tributes, copy of a wall painting from the Tomb of Rekhmire (TT100). New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose II-Amenhotep II, ca. 1504-1425 BC.

Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, West Thebes.

by Nina de Garis Davies (1881-1965). Now in the Ashmolean Museum.


Alethe, Attendant of the Sacred Ibis, 1888 

Painting by Edwin Longsden Long (British, 1829-1891)

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth