Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During ye Years 1832 & 1833
David Roberts was a Scottishlandscape painter, known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph
prints of Egypt and the Near East that he produced from sketches he
made during long tours of the region (1838–1840). These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a prominent Orientalist painter. He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841.