26 January 2012
Hubert Robert (Paris 1733-1808)
oil on canvas
17 x 24 5/8 in. (43.2 x 62.5 cm.)
with Wildenstein, Paris.
Confiscated from the above whilst in storage at the Château de Sourches, Bordeaux by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR Inv. No. W89);
Transferred to the Jeu de Paume, Paris.
Recovered from the 'Lager Peter' art repository and transferred to the Munich Central Collecting Point (MCCP Inv. No. 218/10).
Repatriated to France, 31 July 1946.
with Wildenstein, 1949.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 January 1988, lot 203 ($45,100).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Paris, 24 June 2009, lot 55.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 3 June 2010, lot 72.
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