Auction 102, Lot 519

"Ras-el Abrad Coast of Syria April 26th 1839", Roberts, David

Subject: Lebanon

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia

Color: Black & White

Size:
20 x 14 inches
50.8 x 35.6 cm

Very well rendered view of the coast with surging water, towering cliffs and numerous sea birds. This is from the folio edition of Robert's beautiful limestone sepia lithographs.

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Condition: A

One spot, still very good. Marginal tears and chips well away from image, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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