David Roberts

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Place: Stockbridge

Born: 1796

Death: 1864

Nationality: United Kingdom

Biography:

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 during the 1840s from sketches he made during long tours of the region (1838-1840). These, and his large oil paintings of similar subjects, made him a pr...