David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed
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David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,797) inc. premium
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David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864) A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series 5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each unframed
Lot Details
David Roberts, RA (British, 1796-1864)
A set of lithographs from The Holy Land series
Royal subscribers' edition lithographs by Louis Haghe with original hand-colouring
5 full folio, 49.5 x 34.5cm. (19 1/2 x 13 1/2in).; 9 half-folio, approx. 25 x 33cm. (10 x 13in). each
unframed
(14)

Footnotes

  • Later published as The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia . . . with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly; [with:] Egypt and Nubia from drawings made on the spot . . . with historical descriptions by William Brockedon (London: F. G. Moon, 1842-1849), the present lot comprises:

    Volume I Jerusalem and Galilee:
    Entrance to the tombs of the Kings, Jerusalem
    Fountain at Cana
    Shrine of the Holy Sepulchre
    Ruins of the Church of St John, Sebaste

    Volume II Jordan and Bethlehem:
    Convent of St Saba
    Sarepta
    Encampment of Pilgrims, Jericho
    Lesser Temple of Baalbec looking towards Mount Lebanon
    Ruins of the Eastern Portico of the Temple of Baalbec
    Bethany

    Volume III Idumea and Petra:
    Excavated Temple at Petra called El Khasne, or the Treasury (Title page)
    The Convent of St Catherine, Mount Sinai
    Sepulchral monuments, Petra
    Petra
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