Hubert Robert
French, 1733-1808
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High auction record
£3m, Christie's, 2006
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected exhibitions
2018
Didier Aaron at TEFAF New York Fall 2018,
Didier Aaron
TEFAF TWENTY III,
Didier Aaron
2017
Shivers Only,
La Paix

Nicknamed Robert of the Ruins during his life, Hubert Robert was a popular academy painter in eighteenth-century France who was celebrated for his paintings of fictitious landscapes populated with real ruins. After training in Paris, Robert traveled to Rome in 1754 and spent the following decade enraptured with the …

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