Album of letters to David Roberts : with autographs, engraved portraits, and printed ephemera / compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell, circa 1813-circa 1864.
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- 2 linear feet (1 volume)
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- Compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell.
David Roberts (1796-1864) was a prolific painter of architectural and topographical subjects, in oil and watercolor. He was born in Edinburgh, the son of a shoemaker, and began his career as a house painter and scene painter, establishing his reputation in the latter field after a move to Drury Lane Theatre, in London. Much of his later work ensued from sketches Roberts made during tours of France, Spain, and the Middle East.
The album includes letters to David Roberts from William Allan, Samuel Austin, Edward Hodges Baily, William Boxall, John Britton, John Burnet, Robert William Buss, Augustus Wall Callcott, George Cattermole, Alfred Edward Chalon, Henry Barnard Chalon, William Collins, Edward William Cooke, George Cooke, Charles West Cope, John Doyle, Thomas Duncan, Charles Lock Eastlake, James Elmes, William Etty, Myles Birket Foster, Andrew Geddes, Frederick Goodall, Francis Grant, Thomas Grieve, Joseph Gwilt, James Duffield Harding, Philip Hardwick, George Hayter, Solomon Alexander Hart, George Harvey, John Henning, John Rogers Herbert, Henry Howard, William John Huggins, Alexander Johnston, Samuel Joseph, William Kidd, John Prescott Knight, George Lance, Richard James Lane, John Leech, Charles Lees, Charles Robert Leslie, John Frederick Lewis, William Linton, Henry Liverseege, Samuel Lover, Horatio Macculloch, Patrick MacDowell, Robert McInnes, Daniel Maclise, Daniel Macnee, William Calder Marshall, John Martin, William Mulready, Frederick Newenham, William John Newton, John Buonarotti Papworth, Thomas Phillips, Henry William Pickersgill, William Henry Playfair, Samuel Prout, Richard Redgrave, Ramsay Richard Reinagle, Edward Villiers Rippingille, Richard Rothwell, John Christian Schetky, George Gilbert Scott, Martin Arthur Shee, William Simpson, Clarkson Stanfield, Robert Thorburn, William Tite, Charles Turner, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Uwins, Edward Matthew Ward, Henry Weekes, Richard Westmacott, David Wilkie, James Francis Williams, Chares Heath Wilson, and William Wyon.
- Subject Terms:
- Artists -- Great BritainBicknell, Henry Sanford, 1818-1880.Roberts, David, 1796-1864.Correspondence
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Bicknell, Henry Sanford, 1818-1880, Album of letters to David Roberts , circa 1813-circa 1864
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