Hubert Robert

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Hubert Robert
1733-1808
Draftsman in the Oratory of S. Andrea, S. Gregorio al Celio
1763
Red chalk.
12 15/16 x 17 5/8 inches (329 x 448 mm)
Thaw Collection.
1981.74
Inscription: 
Dated in red chalk, at lower left corner, "1763".
Provenance: 
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.
Bibliography: 

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.

Notes: 

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.

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