Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Artist

Hubert Robert

Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1733-1808

Title of Work

The Ancient Temple

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Date of Work

ca. 1763

Medium

Etching

Signature

N/A

Height

5 1/4"

Width

3 3/4"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 3, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

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.

Additional Information

Plate 4 from Les Soireés de Rome Series, 1763-1764

James Smith Pierce Collection

Condition

Very good

Condition Notes

Matted with window cut about a 1/2" margin greater. taped top edge.

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