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The Rosetta Stone, Demotic Script, 1829

  • Fouquet, French, active 1800 - 1850

Etching and engraving in black ink on off-white laid paper

  • Plate: 18 × 31 1/8 inches (45.7 × 79.1 cm) Sheet: 27 1/2 × 40 3/4 inches (69.9 × 103.5 cm)

Gift of Patrick Richard Carstens

2010.234

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Demotic
  • Stele
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Egypt

Daniel Kolos

1988, purchased by Patrick Richard Carstens (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

2011-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Fouquet, The Rosetta Stone, Demotic Script, 1829, etching and engraving in black ink on off-white laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Patrick Richard Carstens, 2010.234.