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Figures in a Roman Arcade

Artist:
Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)
Date:
1763
Medium:
Red chalk, with framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (44.5 x 33.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.228
Not on view
Inscription: In red chalk at lower left: "1763"
Anne-Gabrielle Robert (French)At Hubert Robert's death, many of the artist's drawings went to his widow, Anne-Gabrielle Robert. At her death in 1821, the drawing passed to her niece who owned it until 1860.; Charlotte Linussio; Heirs of G.W. Riggs; Mlle de Levaque , her sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, June 22, 1933, lot 19.; Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

Bean and Turcic 1986.264
Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, cat. no. 83, p. 47.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." In Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1979 - June 30, 1980. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 110, New York, 1980, p. 27.

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. 264, pp. 234-235, ill.

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, p. 191, footnote.



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