David Roberts art links 


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David Roberts: The Entrance to the Golden Temple in Baalbeck, 1841
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)



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David Roberts

[Scottish Painter, 1796-1864]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Orientalism.
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Original works by David Roberts available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
St Catherine's Convent, Mount Sinai, Holy Land, watercolour, 1839

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
The Departure of the Israelites

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
The Doge's Palace, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco, 1853

Notable SiteDavid Roberts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2 works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteDavid Roberts at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Torre de Oro, 1833

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
The New Palace of Westminster

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
4 works online

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
The Houses of Parliament from Millbank, 1861

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
The Houses of Parliament

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
14 works online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Greenwich Hospital from the Thames, ca.1860

Norwich Museums, England

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
3 works online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, England
2 prints online

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
6 paintings online

Tyne & Wear Museums, England
3 works online

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
2 works online

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteDavid Roberts in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteDavid Roberts at The Athenaeum  
5 works online

Notable SiteDavid Roberts in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Andrew Clayton-Payne Gallery, London, UK -- Notable past sales

Arabic Culture Page
The Damascus Gate

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
Tombs of the Kalifs, Cairo

Gibbon Art Blog

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Iceland: Land of the Sagas

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The Holy Land I Love


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David Roberts: Great Temple of Abu Simbel
Great Temple of Abu Simbel

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David Roberts: Statues of Memnon At Thebes
Statues of Memnon At Thebes

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