Hubert Robert

A capriccio of classical ruins with a giant urn and men conversing



Hubert Robert - A capriccio of classical ruins with a giant urn and men conversing



Hubert Robert
A capriccio of classical ruins with a giant urn and men conversing
108 x 71.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, New York, 30 October 2018


Provenance

Collection of the artist; his sale (?), Paillet, Paris, 5 April 1809, nr. 85, as 'Deux Tableaux, Etudes d'apr├Ęs Panini. Dans l'un un beau Vase et fragment d'Entablement; dans l'autre, une Pyramide' (150 to Dubus).
with Frederick Mont, New York
Johnson O'Connor Foundation, New York; Doyle, New York, 13 May 1998, nr. 66
with Richard Feigen, New York, from whom acquired by the present owner
Sale Christie's, New York, 30 October 2018, nr. 64

Other works by Hubert Robert


Hubert Robert Roman capriccio with a dove seller
Roman capriccio with a dove seller
c. 1756/59

Hubert Robert The tomb of Virgil at Posilipo, Naples
The tomb of Virgil at Posilipo, Naples
1784

Hubert Robert A capriccio of an apse, pyramid and other ruins with classical sculpture and a woman nursing
A capriccio of an apse, pyramid and other ruins with classical sculpture and a woman nursing

Hubert Robert The Ponte Salario
The Ponte Salario
c. 1775

Hubert Robert Hermit praying in a ruinous gallery
Hermit praying in a ruinous gallery
c. 1760