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DAVID ROBERTS(1796 - 1864) Scottish Orientalist painter known for his works on Egypt and the Near East. A.L.S. 3pp. 12mo., Fitzroy, Jan. 6, 1848, to Henry, in part: " you have often asked, who the painter of the beautiful little Heath scene was, now in your possession, inclosed I send you the windup of his sad history [not included] his works like himself were but little known to collectors generally......". He adds social content and making plans. Finely penned, mounting strip on verso, otherwise very good condition.
Estimate $ 250-350

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