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Ravine at Petra

SKU: 5345
£650.00

Title:
Ravine at Petra

Date of publication:
1842-45

Printed Measurement:
51 x 33.5 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Day & Son for FG Moon
  • Artist(s):
    David Roberts

    Colour:
    original

    Engraver(s):
    Louis Haghe

    London: Day & Son for FG Moon, 1842-45. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe after Roberts, 51 x 33.5 cm, light marginal waterstaining. From the first edition of ‘The Holy Land’ which, with ‘Egypt and Nubia’, form “one of the most important and elaborate ventures in nineteenth-century publishing, and ... the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph” (Abbey). Part of the lower Siq, the ravine leading into the ancient Nabataean settlement of Petra. Abbey, Travel, 385.