" Egyptian Dancer" - Very beautiful color lithograph by Achille Jacques Jean-Marie DEVERIA - Imprimerie Lemercier. 35.5 x 26 cm -
DEVERIA Achille (1800 - 1857) - A student of GIRODET and M. LAFITTE, he is author of a large number of lithographs (mostly between 1828 and 1835) - In 1855 he became curator of prints from the National Library. It was the first who managed to apply the color lithography. He spent his last years traveling in Egypt.
"Egyptian dancing girls performing at The Ghawazi Rosetta". Illustration of the Nile valley carved by Lemercier - 1848.