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ROBERTS, David (1796 - 1864), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBERTS, David (1796 - 1864), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, designer

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 24 October 1796, in Edinburgh; died 25 November 1864, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, designer. Landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, church interiors, interiors, ruins. Stage sets.

Orientalism.

David Roberts came from a humble background and was initially apprenticed to a painter-decorator, but soon turned his hand to stage set design. In 1822, while working for the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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