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Visitors leaving a prison

Artist:
Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1793
Medium:
Pen and dark gray ink, brush and gray wash with watercolor over black chalk underdrawing. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.
Dimensions:
15 1/8 x 10 9/16 in. (38.4 x 26.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Anne D. Thomson, 1923
Accession Number:
23.280.6
Not on view
Signature: In pen and dark gray ink at lower left: "H. Robert"
Harry B. Wehle "The Bequest of Anne D. Thompson." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 19, New York, March 1924, p. 64.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 34 (vol.2), fig. no. 34, ill.

Michel Benisovich "The French Drawings of the Metropolitan Museum." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 82, London, March 1943, p. 73.

Perrin Stein "Drawings by Hubert Robert in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Some Restored Attributions." in The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 35, New York, 2000, fig. no. 8, colorplate 3, pp. 182-185, 189.



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