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David Roberts (1796-1864) progressed from interior decorator to scene painter at Drury Lane Theatre, London, while making a name for himself with picturesque views of London and French cathedrals.

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From 1831 he travelled to Europe and the Middle East producing topographical views. Many of these were published in books including the six-volume The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-1849).

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Tags: decorator, scene painter, picturesque

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