HUBERT ROBERT (PARIS 1733-1808)
HUBERT ROBERT (PARIS 1733-1808)

A courtyard near the Campo Vaccino in Rome

Details
HUBERT ROBERT (PARIS 1733-1808)
A courtyard near the Campo Vaccino in Rome
red chalk counterproof, pen and black ink framing lines
22 ¼ x 16 ½ in. (56.5 x 41.7 cm)
Provenance
Private collection, United States.

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Lot Essay

A counterproof of a drawing by Hubert Robert dated 1759 recently sold at auction (Christie’s, London, 5 July 2022, lot 53). Thanks to the autograph inscription on the drawing, the view can be identified as the interior courtyard in front of the Salpetriera in Rome, a warehouse used to store saltpetre, the black powder used for cannons, located near the Campo Vaccino.

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