This catalogue was designed for the Egyptomanias from the XIXth centuty, Edouard and Cleopatra exhibition.

Fascinating mommies with detailed description of the Niles shores, from the Return from Egypt style to the decryption of hieroglyphs, from the pharaonic architectures to the Orientalist paintings, from the Empire to the Art Deco furniture, from jewels to fashion accessories, from opera to theater, from literature to comic strips, from the Heliopolis construction by Edouard Empain to the cruises on the Nile, one captivating universe is laid out through this exhibition and witnesses once again, of the deep links between eastern and western cultures.

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  • Title: Egyptomanies depuis le XIXe siècle, Edouard et Cléopâtre.
  • Date of publication: September 2012
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Language: French
  • ISBN: 978-2-87126-056-1

With contributions from Laurent Bavay, Jean Boghossian, Marie-Cécile Bruwier, David Caméo, Christophe Dosogne, Diane Hennebert, Jean-Marcel Humbert, Cédric Larcher and Eugène Warmembol.