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The Cairo Portfolio free pdf This handsome portfolio contains ten fine art prints of David Roberts' superb lithographs of nineteenth-century Cairo, 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 Graham Moon. These lithographs appeared in the original hand-painted deluxe edition. Suitable for framing, they reproduce details of the monuments and streets of nineteenth-century Cairo 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.

About David Roberts

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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Author : David Roberts
Publisher : The American University in Cairo Press
Data Published : 15 September 1999
ISBN : 9774246209
EAN : 9789774246203
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 10 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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