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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 276

    Hubert Robert Paris 1733-1808

    The park at Ermenonville

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    Hubert Robert Paris 1733-1808
    The park at Ermenonville
    signed and inscribed 'D. M/H. ROBERT PICTOR IN ST LAZARE' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    36 1/8 x 28 in. 91.5 x 71 cm.


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    This painting will be included in the Wildenstein Institute's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the oil paintings of Hubert Robert.

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    Provenance

    Fleischmann, Munich, 1926.
    Ehrich Galleries and Others sale; American Art Association, New York, 3 November 1927, lot 82.
    Private collection.
    Anonymous sale; American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, New York, 16 March 1934, lot 22.
    Sullivan Collection; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 23 May 1946, lot 324, as 'attributed to Robert', from where purchased by
    S. Friedenberg; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16-17 May 1958, lot 300, as 'attributed to Robert'.
    Private collection.
    with P. de Boer, 1961.
    Anonymous sale; Koller, Zurich, 14 May 1982, lot 5058.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 January 1987, lot 97.
    Anonymous sale; Nouveau Drouot, Paris, 19-23 March 1987, lot 35.


    Pre-Lot Text

    NO RESERVE


    Literature

    H. Burda, Die Ruine in den bildern Hubert Robert, Munich, 1967, p. 71, note 313, illustrated p. 156, fig. 73.