David Roberts (painter), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


David Roberts (painter)

Scottish painter

Date of Birth: 24-Oct-1796

Place of Birth: Stockbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 25-Nov-1864

Profession: painter

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About David Roberts (painter)

  • David Roberts RA (24 October 1796 ÔÇô 25 November 1864) was a Scottish painter.
  • He is especially known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt and the Near East that he produced from sketches he made during long tours of the region (1838ÔÇô1840).
  • These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a prominent Orientalist painter.
  • He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841.

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