December 5, 2010 14:00 EST

Fine American & European Paintings

 
Lot 14
 

14

Hubert Robert (French, 1733-1808)
"Les Deux Amies" and "La Jeune Dessinatrice"

Signed and dated '1780/H.ROBERT' on the balustrade, bottom center right; and
"LA JEUNE DESSINATRICE"
Signed and dated 'H. ROBERT/1780' on the pedestal, bottom center left
Each oil on copper, oval, a pair (2)
35 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (91 x 73cm)


"LES DEUX AMIES"

Provenance: Soultzener Collection, circa 1860.
Baron Richard d'Eprémesnil.
Sotheby's, London, sale of 'Important Old Master Paintings,' March 24, 1971, lot 100, as HUBERT ROBERT "A LANDSCAPE IN THE ROMAGNA"("LES DEUX AMIES").
Private American Collection.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
EXHIBITED:
Paris, Galerie Cailleux 'Hubert Robert, Louis Moreau, Exposition Du Cent-Cinquantenaire de Leur Mort' November 26 - December 20, 1957, no. 21.

"LA JEUNE DESSINATRICE"
PROVENANCE:
Soultzener Collection, circa 1860.
Baron Richard d'Eprémesnil.
Private American Collection.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
EXHIBITED:
Paris, Galerie Cailleux 'Hubert Robert, Louis Moreau, Exposition Du Cent-Cinquantenaire de Leur Mort' November 26 - December 20, 1957, no. 22.
LITERATURE:
Hubert Burda, 'Die Ruine in Den Bildern Hubert Roberts,' Munich, 1967, no. 90, p. 163 illustrated.
NOTE:
These paintings are to be included in the catalogue critique of the oil paintings of Hubert Robert being prepared at The Wildenstein Institute, Paris. An Avis d'Inclusion (Statement of Inclusion) from The Wildenstein Institute will accompany this lot.

Sold for $335,000
Estimated at $300,000 - $500,000


 

Signed and dated '1780/H.ROBERT' on the balustrade, bottom center right; and
"LA JEUNE DESSINATRICE"
Signed and dated 'H. ROBERT/1780' on the pedestal, bottom center left
Each oil on copper, oval, a pair (2)
35 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (91 x 73cm)


"LES DEUX AMIES"

Provenance: Soultzener Collection, circa 1860.
Baron Richard d'Eprémesnil.
Sotheby's, London, sale of 'Important Old Master Paintings,' March 24, 1971, lot 100, as HUBERT ROBERT "A LANDSCAPE IN THE ROMAGNA"("LES DEUX AMIES").
Private American Collection.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
EXHIBITED:
Paris, Galerie Cailleux 'Hubert Robert, Louis Moreau, Exposition Du Cent-Cinquantenaire de Leur Mort' November 26 - December 20, 1957, no. 21.

"LA JEUNE DESSINATRICE"
PROVENANCE:
Soultzener Collection, circa 1860.
Baron Richard d'Eprémesnil.
Private American Collection.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
EXHIBITED:
Paris, Galerie Cailleux 'Hubert Robert, Louis Moreau, Exposition Du Cent-Cinquantenaire de Leur Mort' November 26 - December 20, 1957, no. 22.
LITERATURE:
Hubert Burda, 'Die Ruine in Den Bildern Hubert Roberts,' Munich, 1967, no. 90, p. 163 illustrated.
NOTE:
These paintings are to be included in the catalogue critique of the oil paintings of Hubert Robert being prepared at The Wildenstein Institute, Paris. An Avis d'Inclusion (Statement of Inclusion) from The Wildenstein Institute will accompany this lot.

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