Hubert Robert

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Hubert Robert
Draftsman in the Oratory of S. Andrea, S. Gregorio al Celio
Red chalk.
12 15/16 x 17 5/8 inches (329 x 448 mm)
Thaw Collection.

Watermark: none visible through lining.
The artist is sketching Domenichino's fresco "The Flagellation of St. Andrew" in the Oratory of St. Andrew, adjacent to S. Gregorio al Celio, Rome.


Dated in red chalk, at lower left corner, "1763".

M. le Vicomte Beuret; his sale, Paris, Georges Petit, 25 November 1924, lot 19; Charles Férault, Paris (Lugt S. 2793a); Mrs. W.H. Crocker; Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, California; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, New York.
Associated names: 

Beuret, M. le, Vicomte, former owner.
Férault, Charles, former owner.
Crocker, W. H., Mrs., former owner.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.


Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 338, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 37, repr.
Denison, Cara D. The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and New Acquisitions. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1994, p. 260, repr.
Twentieth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1984, p. 294.
Denison, Cara D. French Drawings, 1550-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, no. 74, repr.
Denison, Cara, Myra Nan Rosenfeld, and Stephanie Wiles. Exploring Rome : Piranesi and His Contemporaries. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library; Montréal : Centre Canadien d'Architecture, 1993, no. 94, repr.

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