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Figures among Ruins

Artist:
Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)
Date:
1778
Medium:
Pen and brown and gray ink, brush and gray, brown, and yellow wash, over black chalk.
Dimensions:
22 1/16 x 29 1/8 in. (56 x 74 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Madame la Duchesse de Richelieu, 1967
Accession Number:
67.129
Not on view
Signature: On the tomb in pen and gray ink: "H. ROBERT DEL' / ANNO D 1778".

Marking: Collector's mark of Galerie Cailleux, stamped in black ink at lower left corner, not in Lugt.
Galerie Cailleux, Paris; Donor: Madame la Duchesse de Richelieu
Bean and Turcic 1986.269
Victor I. Carlson Hubert Robert: Drawings and Watercolors. Ex. cat. Washington, D.C., 1978, cat. no. 47, p. 120, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 269, pp. 236-237, ill.

Barbara Toll Follies: Fantasy in the Landscape. Ex. cat. Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, 2001, cat. no. 7.



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