Record ID:
35455252 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 81126903
  • 1796-10-24
  • Stockbridge (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • 1864-11-25
  • London (England)
Associated with:
  • Scotland England Great Britain Spain Egypt Jordan Lebanon Italy
Fields of activity:
  • Orientalism in art
  • Painters Artists Set designers
Used for:
  • Rūbirts, Dāvīd, 1796-1864
  • روبرتس، دافيد
  • Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
  • Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
  • His The Holy Land ... 1855-56.
  • His The Holy Land, 1979?: t.p. (David Roberts) added t.p. (Daṿid Roberṭs [in Hebrew])
  • al-Arāḍī al-muqaddasah bayna al-ams wa-al-yawm, 1996: t.p. (Dāvīd Rūbirts)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Local system number:
  • 000000457817
  • abv00387954
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC DLC NjP OCoLC Uk IEN