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David Roberts 'Ruins of Baalbec' Orientalist lithograph - $250 (Claremont area)

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size / dimensions: 29.5" w x 23.5" hi x 1.5" d
Circa 1950's Orientalist lithograph of the David Roberts painting, by London Publishing, F.G.Moon, 20 Treadneedle St., Sept 18, 1843, "The Ruins of Baalbec 1839". Depicts men lounging outside of the ruined temple of Baalbek, Al-bibiqā (Bekaa Valley) in Lebanon, engraved by Louis Haghe (1806-85).



David Roberts visited Baalbec (Baalbek) on the 5th May 1839 and he witnessed an incredible site of the ancient ruins of the once great Roman town. The Temple depicted is dedicated to Bacchus and is part of the large Baalbek temple complex that is located in the Al-bibiqā (Bekaa Valley) in Lebanon. The whole complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984 with the Temple of Bacchus being one of the best preserved Roman temple ruins. It was probably commissioned by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161) with its ornamentation dating to around the second century A.D.

Value comparison (Current value is $1100. -£800. British Pounds) Go see:
https://www.dowlefineart.com/product-page/after-david-roberts-r-a-1796-1864-ruins-of-baalbec-baalbek

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