David Roberts

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David Roberts
1796-1864
The Golden Tower, Seville, at Sunset
1833
Watercolor and opaque watercolor, pen and brush and black ink, over black chalk, on gray paper.
14 5/16 x 10 1/18 inches (362 x 258 mm)
Gift of Mr. Charles Ryskamp.
1974.12
Inscription: 

Signed and dated in brush and black ink at lower right, "David Roberts, R.A. 1833".

Provenance: 
Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt S. 1405a); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 17 February 1965, lot 684; Charles Ryskamp, Princeton.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 179.
Edward Lear and David Roberts, F.A., exhibition catalogue, Davis Galleries, New York, 1968, no. 21.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Ingram, Bruce, Sir, former owner.
Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.

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