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Attributed to Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808) Seated Bather Beside a Classical Column

Auction:
2704B
Lot:
313
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2704B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)

Seated Bather Beside a Classical Column
Unsigned.
Graphite, ink wash, and gouache on laid paper, 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.4 x 21.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, mounted to cardboard support.

N.B. The work is accompanied by a copy of a letter from Victor Carlson, Chicago, Illinois, dated May 1, 2003, supporting the attribution of the drawing as Hubert Robert, but suggesting that the watercolor embellishment was probably by another hand.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Impressed initials l.r., which may read "FR" or "TR" (believed to be by a previous owner to be a collector's mark for Francois Renaud [Lugt 1042] as evidenced on the backing), acid burn, no additional condition issues to report.


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Keywords

Hubert Robert, Victor Carlson, Chicago

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