Circle of David Roberts

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Circle of David Roberts
1796-1864,
Entrance to the Third Pyramid
1830s
Watercolor over graphite on wove paper.
8 3/8 x 6 inches (212 x 153 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.223

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Inscription: 
Signed in brown ink at lower right, "David Roberts". Inscribed by the artist on the verso in graphite at center, "Entrance to the third pyramid".
Provenance: 
Christopher Gibbs, London; sale, New York, Christie's East, 21 May 1991, lot 98, repr (b.i.); Christopher Gibbs, London; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 339, repr.
The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and Oil Sketches : Acquisitions since 1994. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 2002, no. 29.

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Possibly Francis Arundale.

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