Image Resources | Currently on View in Norb and Ruth Schaefer, Sr. & Norb and Carolyn Schaefer Gallery (H212)

The Statue

Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)

Sold at (Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, France) in 1926;
{1} Probably (Thos. Agnew and Sons, London, England).
{2} Governor Alvan T. Fuller [1878-1958], Boston, Massachusetts, in the 1920s; The Fuller Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts; Sold at Christie, Manson & Woods, London, England, in 1961;
{3} (Thos. Agnew and Sons, London, England) in 1961; Mrs. G.H.A. Clowes of Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1965;
{4} Clowes Fund Collection, Indianapolis, Indiana; 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. According to Rathbone, Fuller collected in the 1920s, making his last acquisitions in 1929; see above, p. 12.
{3} Christie, Manson & Woods, London, Fine Pictures by Old and Modern Masters: The property of the Fuller Foundation, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 1 December 1961, 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

Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)
oil on canvas
26 x 60 in. (canvas)
40 x 70 in. (framed)
accession number
credit line
The Clowes Collection
Public Domain
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800

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