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Hubert Robert: A Hermit Praying in the Ruins of a Roman Temple, ca.1760
Photograph by Marshall Astor, Creative Commons licensed

 

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Hubert Robert

[French Rococo Era Painter, 1733-1808]

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During the French Revolution, Robert was imprisoned and sentenced to death. He only escaped because someone was mistakenly guillotined in his place.
- from the Bulfinch Guide to Art History

 


 
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Original works by Hubert Robert available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
35 works by Robert

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Robert

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Architectural Composition with the Pantheon, 1761 (Zoom)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
19 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
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Notable SiteHubert Robert at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteHubert Robert at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
9 works by Hubert Robert

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The Bridge, 1776

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
5 works online

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
An extensive landscape near Paris

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
View of the Vaulting in St.Peter's Taken from an Upper Cornice

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Architectural Caprice with Bridge and Arch

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Architectural capriccio with obelisk

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
The Dismantling of the Church of the Holy Innocents, Paris in 1785

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Capriccio of Classical Ruins with Pyramid, ca.1760

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts - Provenance Research Project
Laundress and Child

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
7 works by or related to the artist

Fondation Bemberg Museum, Toulouse, France
Paysage au pont

Fondation Bemberg Museum, Toulouse, France
Bergers sous une grotte
Château en ruines


Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
The Fountain

La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia
The Tomb of Virgil at Posilipo, 1784 (click "next" twice to see the painting)

Hubert Robert in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Figures Amidst Ruins

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
L'Abreuvoir

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
L'Accident

Musée de Valence, France (in French)  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Monuments et ruines à la colonne
Le Temple de la Piété dans le parc de Méréville


Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Rovine del tempio di Giove, 1761

Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Villa Madama in Roma, 1761

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Imaginary View of Rome with the Horse-Tamer of the Monte Cavallo and a Church, 1786

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Ruins of a Roman Bath with Washerwomen

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Fontaine et colonnade dans un parc
Allée dans un parc


Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
4 paintings online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Strossmayer's Old Master Gallery, Croatia
Roman Ruins with Figures

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
The Finding of the Laocoön, 1773

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Figures at a Well

Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut - Provenance Research  
Banquet in Temple Ruins, 1795

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteHubert Robert in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteHubert Robert at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteHubert Robert in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
L'Escalier de Pierre

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
Design for the Louvre's Great Gallery

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hubert Robert  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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Fire at the Opera of the Palais-Royal
Fire at the Opera of the Palais-Royal

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The Maison Carree with the Amphitheatre
The Maison Carree with the Amphitheatre

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Landscape of Italy
Landscape of Italy

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Riders and Pedestrians in an Arched Passage
Riders and Pedestrians in an Arched Passage

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The Cenotaph of Jean Jacques Rousseau
The Cenotaph of Jean Jacques Rousseau

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The Pont Du Gard, Nimes, ca.1786
The Pont Du Gard, Nimes, ca.1786

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Hubert Robert: The Obelisk
The Obelisk

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Hubert Robert: Thermae
Thermae

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