Hubert Robert

French, 1733–1808

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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 …

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£3.4m, Christie's, 2006
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Couple in the park of an Italian villa
Sold on Jun 9, 2021
€39,000
US$47,474
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Work on Paper
Van der Ley watermarked paper
33.5 x 44.0 cm
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€39,000
Auction Sale
Jun 9, 2021
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Sanguine Van der Ley watermarked paper Couple in the park of an Italian villa, red chalk, by H. Robert h: 44 w: 33.50 cm Sold 39,000 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Couple in the park of an Italian villa
Van der Ley watermarked paper
Jun 9, 2021
Artcurial
€39,000
US$47,474
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Work on Paper
33.5 x 44.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 9, 2021
Artcurial
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€39,000
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Sanguine Van der Ley watermarked paper Couple in the park of an Italian villa, red chalk, by H. Robert h: 44 w: 33.50 cm Sold 39,000 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
View of a garden with a large fountain at center and figures relaxing and dancing in the foreground
Sold on Jan 28, 2021
US$315,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
143.0 x 252.0 cm
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US$315,000
Auction Sale
Jan 28, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property from the Estate of the late Canadian Senator E. Leo Kolber signed lower left on the top edge of the pedestal: H ROBERT oil on canvas 99 ¼  by 56 ¼ in.; 252 by 143 cm.
View of a garden with a large fountain at center and figures relaxing and dancing in the foreground
oil on canvas
Jan 28, 2021
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US$315,000
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143.0 x 252.0 cm
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Jan 28, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$315,000
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Property from the Estate of the late Canadian Senator E. Leo Kolber signed lower left on the top edge of the pedestal: H ROBERT oil on canvas 99 ¼  by 56 ¼ in.; 252 by 143 cm.
View of a walled garden courtyard, with a woman feeding chickens and other figures in the foreground
Sold on Jan 28, 2021
US$201,600
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Painting
oil on canvas
143.0 x 252.0 cm
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US$201,600
Auction Sale
Jan 28, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from the Estate of the late Canadian Senator E. Leo Kolber signed lower center on the doorstep: H ROBERT oil on canvas 99 ¼  by 56 ¼ in.; 252 by 143 cm.
View of a walled garden courtyard, with a woman feeding chickens and other figures in the foreground
oil on canvas
Jan 28, 2021
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US$201,600
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Painting
143.0 x 252.0 cm
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Jan 28, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$201,600
Description
Property from the Estate of the late Canadian Senator E. Leo Kolber signed lower center on the doorstep: H ROBERT oil on canvas 99 ¼  by 56 ¼ in.; 252 by 143 cm.
Vignola's Gate to the Farnese Gardens, Rome, with a coach and horses
Sold on Jan 27, 2021
US$8,820
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Work on Paper
Red chalk
33.6 x 43.7 cm
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US$8,820
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Jan 27, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn Red chalk 437 by 336 mm; 17 ½ by 13 in
Vignola's Gate to the Farnese Gardens, Rome, with a coach and horses
Red chalk
Jan 27, 2021
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US$8,820
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Work on Paper
33.6 x 43.7 cm
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Jan 27, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$8,820
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Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn Red chalk 437 by 336 mm; 17 ½ by 13 in
Caprice architectural avec un escalier en pierre monumental animé de personnages
Sold on Nov 24, 2020
€325,000
US$384,881
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Painting
oil on canvas
196.0 x 261.0 cm
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€325,000
Auction Sale
Nov 24, 2020
Christie's
Description
huile sur toile 261 x 196 cm. (102 ¾ x 77 1/8 in.)
Caprice architectural avec un escalier en pierre monumental animé de personnages
oil on canvas
Nov 24, 2020
Christie's
€325,000
US$384,881
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196.0 x 261.0 cm
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Nov 24, 2020
Christie's
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€325,000
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huile sur toile 261 x 196 cm. (102 ¾ x 77 1/8 in.)
The park of a country villa with figures promenading near a cascade of water
Sold on Oct 15, 2020
US$150,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
66.0 x 49.5 cm
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US$150,000
Auction Sale
Oct 15, 2020
Christie's
Description
oil on canvas 19 ½ x 26 in. (49.5 x 66 cm.)
The park of a country villa with figures promenading near a cascade of water
oil on canvas
Oct 15, 2020
Christie's
US$150,000
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66.0 x 49.5 cm
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Oct 15, 2020
Christie's
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US$150,000
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oil on canvas 19 ½ x 26 in. (49.5 x 66 cm.)
LA PROMENADE
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
US$27,720
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Red chalk
44.0 x 30.5 cm
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US$27,720
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Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Red chalk 12 by 17 in.; 305 by 440 mm
LA PROMENADE
Red chalk
Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
US$27,720
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Work on Paper
44.0 x 30.5 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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US$27,720
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Red chalk 12 by 17 in.; 305 by 440 mm
VIEW OF THE PALAZZO DURAZZO, GENOA, WITH WASHERWOMEN AND OTHER FIGURES IN THE FOREGROUND, 1772
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
US$988,000
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oil on canvas
101.5 x 73.6 cm
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US$988,000
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Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated lower center: H.ROBERT. / 1772 oil on canvas 29 by 40 in.; 73.6 by 101.5 cm.
VIEW OF THE PALAZZO DURAZZO, GENOA, WITH WASHERWOMEN AND OTHER FIGURES IN THE FOREGROUND, 1772
oil on canvas
Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
US$988,000
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Painting
101.5 x 73.6 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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US$988,000
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signed and dated lower center: H.ROBERT. / 1772 oil on canvas 29 by 40 in.; 73.6 by 101.5 cm.
THE TEMPLE OF DIANA AT NIMES WITH FIGURES IN THE FOREGROUND INCLUDING AN ARTIST SKETCHING, 1771
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
US$685,500
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Painting
oil on canvas
101.8 x 73.6 cm
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US$685,500
Auction Sale
Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated on the pedestal lower left: H. ROBERT. / 1771 oil on canvas 29 by 39⅞ in.; 73.6 by 101.8 cm.
THE TEMPLE OF DIANA AT NIMES WITH FIGURES IN THE FOREGROUND INCLUDING AN ARTIST SKETCHING, 1771
oil on canvas
Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
US$685,500
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Painting
101.8 x 73.6 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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US$685,500
Description
signed and dated on the pedestal lower left: H. ROBERT. / 1771 oil on canvas 29 by 39⅞ in.; 73.6 by 101.8 cm.
Caprice architectural avec des monuments de Nîmes, 1788
Sold on Sep 15, 2020
€274,000
US$325,197
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Painting
98.0 x 67.0 cm
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€274,000
Auction Sale
Sep 15, 2020
Christie's
Description
signé et daté 'HUBERTUS / ROBERT / 1788' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 67 x 98 cm. (26 3/8 x 38 ½ in.)
Caprice architectural avec des monuments de Nîmes, 1788
Sep 15, 2020
Christie's
€274,000
US$325,197
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Painting
98.0 x 67.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 15, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€274,000
Description
signé et daté 'HUBERTUS / ROBERT / 1788' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 67 x 98 cm. (26 3/8 x 38 ½ in.)