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Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: JSP Box 3, 234_CF
UND Art Collections Repository
Hubert Robert was a French painter born in 1733 in Paris. In 1754 Robert studied at the French Academy in Rome where he was exposed to a a wide variety of Roman architecture and landscapes. He is best known for his depictions of crumbling and romanticized Roman ruins and architecture, which gained him the nickname "Robert des Ruines". Works by Hubert Robert can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rijksmuseum, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and several others internationally.
Plate 4 from Les Soireés de Rome Series, 1763-1764
James Smith Pierce Collection
Matted with window cut about a 1/2" margin greater. taped top edge.