Egypt and Nubia

Egypt and Nubia

DavidRoberts / Dec 12, 2019

Egypt and Nubia David Roberts was the first British painter to make an artistic expedition to Egypt and the Holy Land The result of his travels was a picturesque vision of the Near East that has been hugely influenti

  • Title: Egypt and Nubia
  • Author: DavidRoberts
  • ISBN: 9781857100143
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Hardcover
  • David Roberts was the first British painter to make an artistic expedition to Egypt and the Holy Land The result of his travels was a picturesque vision of the Near East that has been hugely influential ever since Nearly 200 years later, his work is held in institutions such as the Library of Congress in Washington and London s Victoria and Albert Museum.The Folio SocietDavid Roberts was the first British painter to make an artistic expedition to Egypt and the Holy Land The result of his travels was a picturesque vision of the Near East that has been hugely influential ever since Nearly 200 years later, his work is held in institutions such as the Library of Congress in Washington and London s Victoria and Albert Museum.The Folio Society limited edition of The Holy Land and Egypt and Nubia, which replicated the size of the original edition, was enormously popular and quickly sold out To make this magni cent collection available to a wider audience, we have published this fine edition, which brings together all 247 lithographs in a smaller format.2 magnificent volumes measuring 14 x 10 Bound in cloth and blocked with designs by Neil GowerGilded top edges, ribbon markerPresented in individual slipcasesThe Holy Land Syria, Idumea and Arabia296 pages, including 123 plates, portrait of Roberts and mapEgypt and Nubia272 pages, including 124 plates and map

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        Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name David Roberts RA 24 October 1796 25 November 1864 was a Scottish painter He is especially known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt and the Near East that he produced from sketches he made during long tours of the region 1838 1840 These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a prominent Orientalist painter He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841.


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