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Roberts, David, 1796-1864


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  • Variants

    • Rūbirts, Dāvīd, 1796-1864
    • روبرتس، دافيد
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1796-10-24
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1864-11-25
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Society of British Artists
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Stockbridge (Edinburgh, Scotland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
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        (naf) Scotland
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        (naf) England
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        (naf) Great Britain
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        (naf) Spain
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        (naf) Egypt
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        (naf) Jordan
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        (naf) Lebanon
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        (naf) Italy
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  • Sources

    • found: His The Holy Land ... 1855-56.
    • found: His The Holy Land, 1979?:t.p. (David Roberts) added t.p. (Daṿid Roberṭs [in Hebrew])
    • found: al-Arāḍī al-muqaddasah bayna al-ams wa-al-yawm, 1996:t.p. (Dāvīd Rūbirts)
    • found: Wikipedia, 13 Mar. 2012:under David Roberts, painter (David Roberts RA, born 24 Oct. 1796, died 25 Nov. 1864, was a Scottish painter; he is especially known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt and the Near East)
    • found: Wikipedia, March 5, 2019(David Roberts (painter); born Stockbridge near Edinburgh; died London; his lithographs and large oil paintings made him a prominent Orientalist painter; he was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841; started his career as an apprentice house painter and decorator, then as a stage scenery painter for a circus, then a theater; in 1819 he became the scene painter at the Theatre Royal in Edinburgh; he began to produce oil paintings seriously around this time; moved to London in 1822 as scenic designer and stage painter; by 1829 he was working full-time as a fine artist; in 1831 he was elected president of the Society of British Artists; traveled to Spain and Tangiers in 1832-33, then for a long tour in Egypt, Nubia, the Sinai, the Holy Land, Jordan and Lebanon in 1838-39, resulting in Sketches in the Holy Land and Syria, 1842-1849, and Egypt & Nubia series; visited Italy in 1851 and 1853; his last volume, Italy, Classical, Historical and Picturesque, was published in 1859)
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    • 1981-12-10: new
    • 2019-03-07: revised
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