Bethlehem, Looking Towards the Dead Sea by David Roberts, RA 1796-1864. 1853. Oil on canvas · 24 x 47 inches (61 x 119.4 cm). Provenance: Sold to William Bicknell in 1853 for £165; with Spink & Sons, 1965. Exhibited: London, Royal Academy 1853 as ‘Bethlehem the city of David, looking towards the Dead Sea and the land of Moab’; London, Barbican Art Gallery, David Roberts, 1986–87 (157) Source: A Barrister's Collection. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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A Barrister's Collection: A lifetime of Collecting by Professor W. M. Ballantyne. Exhibition catalaogue. London: The Fine Art Society, 2014. No. 40.

David Roberts. London: Phaidon Press and Barbican Art Gallery, 1987. P.86, pl.76.

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