Carl Werner’s “Nile Sketches”, Beautiful 1875 Folio

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We sold this item at auction for $1,200
 in February 2021.

Carl Werner’s Chromolithographed Scenes of Egypt

Britannic Auctions sold this beautiful folio copy of Carl Werner’s “Nile Sketches” for $1,200. This particular copy is one of the finest to come to auction in recent years.

In “Nile Sketches,” we find a lithographed map and 24 chromolithographed plates showing life along Egypt’s Nile River, with scenes capturing markets and landscapes. Each of the plates are accompanied by a captioned tissue guard.

The handsome folio is bound in the publisher’s elaborate decorative cloth with morroco gilt onlays.

Artist Carl Werner

Nineteenth-century artist Carl Werner, born in Germany in 1808, traveled extensively, capturing the essence of distant lands through his illustrations. His notable work includes the “Nile Sketches,” published in 1875, offering a glimpse into life along Egypt’s Nile River.

Werner’s talent for detail and cultural sensitivity shines through in his evocative depictions, leaving a legacy as a chronicler of the world’s wonders through art.

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