Hubert Robert

The Swing



Hubert Robert - The Swing

Provenance

Charles Philippe, comte d'Artois, château de Bagatelle, near Paris, until 1789
at Bagatelle (abandoned and then nationalized and sold, 1789–96
Lieuthraud, or Leuthraud, called marquis de Beauregard, Bagatelle, 1796–97
André Lhéritier and the Société des entrepreneurs de fêtes, 1797–1806
at Bagatelle (purchased by Napoleon's Administration des Domaines, 1806)
sale, Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, Clisorius and Masson jeune, 4ff. April 1808, nr. 151, to Brunot
?with Jacques Nicolas Brunot, from 1808
Pierre Justin Armand Verdier, comte de Flaux, château de Flaux, near Uzès, until died 1883
Édouard Henri Roger Verdier, comte de Flaux, château de Flaux, 1883–died 1898
Clémence Pascal Verdier, comtesse douairière de Flaux, château de Flaux, 1898–died 1908
estate under arbitration, 1908–10
Eliane Berger, Roger de Flaux's daughter, 1910–11 offered for sale to MMA and J. Pierpont Morgan through Maurice de Verneuil
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York, 1911–died 1913
his estate, 1913–17
on loan to MMA from May 1912

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 17.190.27

Other works by Hubert Robert


Hubert Robert Project for the Transformation of the Grande Galerie of the Louvre
Project for the Transformation of the Grande Galerie of the Louvre
1796

Hubert Robert The Arc de Triomphe and the Theater in Orange
The Arc de Triomphe and the Theater in Orange
1787

Hubert Robert The Return of the Cattle
The Return of the Cattle
ca. 1773-75

Hubert Robert The Dance
The Dance

Hubert Robert
The Swing
173.4 x 87.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed (on base of statue): H.ROBERT
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917