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The Statue

Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)


Sold at (Galerie Georges Petit, Paris) in 1926;{1} Probably (Thos. Agnew and Sons, London).{2} Governor Alvan T. Fuller [1878-1958], Boston; The Fuller Foundation, Boston; Sold at( Christie, Manson & Woods, London) in 1961;{3} (Thos. Agnew and Sons, London) in 1961; Mrs. G.H.A. Clowes, Indianapolis, in 1965;{4} Clowes Fund Collection, Indianapolis; on long-term loan to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Courtesy of the Clowes Fund, since 1971 (C10068); given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2015.

{1}Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Tableaux anciens par L. Boilly, S. Bourdon, F. Casavova, H.-P. Danloux, J. Heinsius, Mlle V. Lemoisne, J.-B. Leprince, etc. [La Collection de Madame X?},, 6-7 December 1926, lot no. 119 (ill.);
{2} Fuller purchased many items from Thos. Agnew and Sons, London; see Perry T. Rathbone?s introduction to the exhibition catalogue, A Memorial Exhibition of the Collection of the Honorable Alvan T. Fuller, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1959, pp. 7-12. This painting was not included in this exhibition.
{3}Christie, Manson & Woods, London, Fine Pictures by Old and Modern Masters: The property of the Fuller Foundation, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, USA, lot no. 72.
{4}See receipt issued by Thos. Agnew & Sons to Mrs. G.H.A. Clowes, dated 19 June 1965, in IMA Clowes file (C10068).

Object Information

artist
Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
26 x 60 in.
40 x 70 in. (framed)
accession number
C10068
credit line
Courtesy of The Clowes Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture to 1945