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This handsome portfolio contains 10 fine art prints of David Roberts' superb lithographs of ancient Egypt, selected from Egypt: Yesterday and Today (AUC Press, 1996). Between 1842 and 1849, on the basis of sketches made on the spot and aided by his excellent memory, Roberts produced the drawings that Louis Haghe turned into prints published by Francis Graham Moon. These lithographs appeared in the original hand-painted deluxe edition. Published here on high-quality paper and suitable for framing, they reproduce architectural details of the temples and tombs of ancient Egypt with an accuracy that today would be called photographic. This high-quality collection of prints celebrates the epic grandeur and fine detail of Roberts' views, in a format that complements his extraordinary artistic achievements.

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This handsome portfolio contains 10 fine art prints of David Roberts' superb lithographs of ancient Egypt, selected from Egypt: Yesterday and Today (AUC Press, 1996).

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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 fame

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ISBN:
9789774246197
Author:
Roberts, David
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Printmaking - Lithography
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking - Lithography
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art-Print Making Techniques
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
MISCELLANEOUS
Language:
English
Pages:
10
Dimensions:
20.05x14.05x.25 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This handsome portfolio contains 10 fine art prints of David Roberts' superb lithographs of ancient Egypt, selected from Egypt: Yesterday and Today (AUC Press, 1996).
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