Crépy, Léon Gérard

1872 Lille ‐ unknown
"The Sphinx", 1904
13.5 x 19.5 cm
Oil on wood
Fine Art
Galerie Paffrath
1,850 €

The Sphinx made a deep impression on many travelers to Egypt - it remains the surviving monument of a once mighty culture and dynasty. Crépy was spellbound by this apparition, too, and painted the half-human half-lion being in this small sketch.

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