Ruins at the Sea Near Naples: the "Scola di Virgilio" Artist: Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808)

Medium

Red chalk

Dimensions

13 3/16 × 17 15/16 in. (33.5 × 45.6 cm)

Credit Line

Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

Accession Number

1963.9.72

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Pierre Decourcelle; his sale, Paris, Galerie G. Petit, May 29-30 1911, no. 146; Madame Icard; acquired in 1963 from Galerie Cailleux, Paris.
Bibliography
  • Lisa Hodermarsky, Suzanne Boorsch, and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 27, 198–200, 212, 251, no. 66, ill
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Marks

WM: shield with diagonal bar, with fleur-de-lys above

Inscriptions

Signed and dated with red chalk at bottom l.: Roberti 1760; inscribed with red chalk at bottom center: scola di virgilio napoli; on mount, lr: Hubert Robert 1760; upper center: 789 / II.

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