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Lithograph - Baalbek

Baalbek

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1839 (drawn)
    1842-9 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roberts, David RA, born 1796 - died 1864 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, with one tint stone, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.516

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 55

Physical description

Lithograph, with one tint stone, coloured by hand, depicting Baalbek and the Temple of Bacchus in Lebanon. Inscribed with title and date.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1839 (drawn)
1842-9 (published)

Artist/maker

Roberts, David RA, born 1796 - died 1864 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, with one tint stone, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 51.6 cm, Width: 36.1 cm

Descriptive line

Lithographed plate entitled 'Baalbek', after a drawing by David Roberts from a set of 124 published in 'The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia...', 3 vols. Great Britain, 1842-9.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Temples

Categories

Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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