Winner's Unlimited - No. 107

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes - Buyer's commission 22%

May 8, 2018
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 600 - $ 900
Sold for $ 366
Including buyer's premium

30 lithographs depicting the Land of Israel, most of Jerusalem. Various publications - England, France and Germany, 19th Century.

Highlights: lithograph depicting Zachariah's tomb by David Roberts, streets of Jerusalem [German publication], Tower of David, Chizkiyahu's pool and the Tower of David by David Roberts, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem - general view - a number of lithographs from various angles, Mount Moriah, Gaza City - lithograph by L. Letronne, and lithographs by additional artists.

David Roberts [1796-1864], pioneer artist of the 19th century who came from London to paint in the East and spread his work among the British. In 1838, Roberts arrived in Egypt and the surrounding region. He painted views painted in watercolor for the first time, and in London he converted them to 248 lithograph plates with the help of lithographer Louis Haghe.

Eight of them are color and the remainder are black and white.

Various sizes and conditions. Average size 22x17 cm. Some are smaller or larger. Overall fine condition.

Category
Proclamations, Etchings and Graphics