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Francois Stroobant


Big amazing view of the city of Petra of 1844

Published: 1844

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Animated view of El Deir or the monastery in the antique city of Petra, located in present day Jordan.

Established in the 6th century BC, Petra was carved out from the slope of Mount Hor. In this scene a group of soldiers are gathered outside the monastery with an impressive view of the Arabah Valley below.

Heavy paper.

Author: Francois Stroobant (1819-1916) after David Roberts (1796-1964)

Atlas: La Terre Sainte/Vues et Monuments recueillis par David Roberts, avec one description historique sure cheque planche – Brussels, Société des Beaux-Arts.

Date: 1843/44

Technique: tinted lithograph

Leaf Dimension: 37,5x55,5 cm (14.8x21.9 inches)

Engraving Dimension: 27,5x41 cm (10.8x16.1 inches)

Conditions: Very good conditions.

Shipping cost to South Africa: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 18

Shipping cost to USA: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 14

Shipping cost to Europe: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 11.5

Other destinations: Please contact us. We always combine shipping.

  • Overall Condition: Very good conditions
  • Size: 37,5 x 55,5 cm
  • Name: Sephora Libri
  • Contact Person: Elena Serru
  • Country: Italy
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  • Trade Associations: Sephora di Elena Serru

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