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These portfolios contain ten art prints each of David Roberts' lithographs of Egypt's monumental pyramids and Luxor's famous temples, selected from Egypt: Yesterday and Today . Between 1842 and 1849, on the basis of sketches made on the spot and aided by his memory, Roberts produced the drawings that Louis Haghe turned into prints published by Francis Graham Moon. Suitable for framing, they reproduce scenes of the magnificence of the pyramids of the Nile Valley and the stunning monuments of Luxor with photographic detail.
|Publication date:||31st March 2001|
|Publisher:||The American University in Cairo Press|
|Categories:||Individual artists, art monographs, History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,|
DAVID ROBERTS (17961864) was one of the most acclaimed landscape painters of his time. He made an extended trip to Egypt and the Holy Land in 183839, during which he made the series of drawings that brought him lasting fameMore About David Roberts