David Roberts

(1796-1864)
 
David Roberts was aware of the increasing interest in the Near East through  those on the "Grand Tour." Others at home were eager to see the views of ruins and holy places that were depicted in Robert's prints. The Sketches in the Holy Land and Syria, Idumea, and Arabia (1842-1849) and The Egypt & Nubia (1846-49) were done during his travels in these areas.The first edition of both these works were printed in tints, plates with titles, and dates from Robert's Journal.  These prints offered below are all from the first edition 1848-1849.       

 

 

Medium: Multi-Tonal Lithograph By Louis Haghe

Publisher: F.G. Moon, London

Date: 1846-1849, 1st edition

Sheet Size: 24" x 16 ½"

Condition: Very Good

 

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Temple of Edfou
Temple of Edfou

Egypt & The Holy Land $950

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The Caves of Beni Hassan
The Caves of Beni Hassan

$450

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Jerusalem fom the Mount of Olives
Jerusalem fom the Mount of Olives

Egypt and The Holy Land $750

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Jerusalem from the Road to Bethany
Jerusalem from the Road to Bethany

$450

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Karnac
Karnac

$950

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Sabaste, Ancient Samaria
Sabaste, Ancient Samaria

$950

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Gaza
Gaza

$750

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Lateral view of the Temple
Lateral view of the Temple

Called the Typhoneaum at Dendera $700

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Medinet Abou,Thebes
Medinet Abou,Thebes

$800

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El Deir, Petra
El Deir, Petra

$800

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Holy Sepulchre
Holy Sepulchre

$800

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Portion of the Eastern Portico
Portion of the Eastern Portico

Portico $800

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Karnak
Karnak

$850

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Baalbec
Baalbec

$850

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Temple of Kalabshi
Temple of Kalabshi

$850

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Temple of Amun
Temple of Amun

$850

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Eastern End of the Valley
Eastern End of the Valley

$850

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Bethlehem
Bethlehem

$700

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