ROBERTS, David. Church of St. Helena, Bethlehem

ROBERTS, David. Church of St. Helena, Bethlehem

Code: HH-2636


W: 72cm (28.3")H: 56cm (22")D: 5cm (2")

Sold without frame. £500.00 Approx $687.76, €585.48, £500

London: F.G. Moon, 1842. A lovely copy of this tinted lithograph, produced by the skilled lithographer Louis Haghe and published by F.G. Moon. The publisher's details are printed in the plate, and state that it was printed 1st December 1842. Framed in a more recent dark green passe partout and dark hardwood frame. The visible area of the lithograph is 540 x 380 mm (21¼ by 15 inches). It will be slightly larger under the passe partout - the sheet size is 23 5/8"" x 17 1/4"". Frame size is 720 x 560 mm (28¼ x 22 inches). (If frame is required, extra shipping will apply). The frame is in good, clean condition, with one tiny nick to the edge of the frame. The lithograph is clean, with just a very faint darkening / foxing to the white edges.

David Roberts, (1796-1864) was a successful Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East and produced many paintings. On his return to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-coloured six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land.