Artist: David Roberts

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Professional Bodies:

Hon RSA, 1829; ARA,1838; RA1841

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts


Scotland: picturesque, historical, descriptive, John Parker Lawson, John G Murdoch.


Best known for his work in Spain and the 1838-9 visit to Egypt and the Holy Land. Contributed to Lawson’s Scotland c1845 (see bibliography). Painted Caerlaverock Castle. His first work shown at the British Institute,1825, was New Abbey, Dumfriesshire (sic), untraced.


Image of artist by kind permission of Scottish National Portrait Gallery – David Roberts, 1796 – 1864 by Robert Scott Lauder