Project for the Disposition of the Grand Gallery, 1796: Canvas Replica Painting
This item will be custom made for you. Materials required for the creation of your item are in stock. Please allow 15 business days for your item to ship from the manufacturer. By artist Hubert Robert (1733-1808) in Louvre Paris
$150.00 – $450.00
Small: 20.25"Wx17.25"H framed (12"Wx9"H image size 4.375"W frame)
Medium: 29.25"Wx24.25"H framed (21"Wx16"H image size 4.375"W frame)
Large: 35.25"Wx29.25"H framed (27"Wx21"H image size 4.375"W frame)
Grande: 48.25"Wx39.25"H framed (40"Wx31"H image size 4.375"W frame)
About The Artist
Hubert Robert (1733-1808)
French painter Hubert Robert was often called Robert les Ruines as a result of a visit to Rome where the example set by Giovanni Panini led Robert to devote himself to painting ruins.
Robert painted imaginary landscapes with characters from the 18th century in classical ruins settings. The director of the French Academy in 1760 urged his students to sketch and paint outdoors and Robert being a current student devoted himself to traveling around Italy and sketching romantically overdrawn ruins. Robert would integrate these motifs into paintings throughout his career.
Robert was a prolific painter in his day and he also acted in a role similar to a modern day art director for many aristocratic clients. Robert is remembered not only for his skills as a painter but for the liveliness of the subjects he painted. Both of these qualities as well as Panini's influence can be seen in Robert's painting of Project for Transformation of the Grande Galerie of the Louvre.
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