Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 David Roberts  (1796 - 1864)

About: David Roberts
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Biography*

Exhibits - current  
 

Discussion board

Send me updates

 
   

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: David Roberts
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*

 
 

Dealers

Place a classified ad  
 
Lived/Active: United Kingdom/England/Scotland      Known for: painting-scenes of Egypt, Holy Land, and Africa

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for David Roberts
Facts/Data
Birth
1796 (Stockbridge, Scotland)
 
Death
1864 (London, England)

Lived/Active
United Kingdom/England/Scotland

   Share an Image of the Artist

Often Known For
painting-scenes of Egypt, Holy Land, and Africa

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(1 Active)

Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

A painter whose reputation was made by the paintings he did of exotic lands, David Roberts was born and raised in Stockbridge, near Edinburgh, Scotland.  His father, John Roberts, was an impoverished shoemaker, who, with his wife Christine, tried to support five children in a small house on Duncan's Land by the Water of Leith.  The house remains standing in the 21st century.  Only two of the children lived to maturity. 

Roberts' mother encouraged his obvious (showing 500 of 5815 characters).



Subscriber Members, please Log On for artist biographies and for all services.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

This artist's biography is accessible freely to anyone every Friday.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists