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Hubert Robert: Drawings and Watercolors

November 19, 1978 – February 4, 1979
West Building, Ground Floor, Galleries G-12, G-13

Hubert Robert, The Peasant Dance, c. 1770/1775, pen and black ink with gray and brown wash and black chalk over a black chalk counterproof, on laid paper, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1963.15.26

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 62 works by Hubert Robert from 20 collections here and abroad were organized by Victor Carlson, curator of prints and drawings at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The exhibition ran concurrently with the Fragonard drawings exhibition. These special loan exhibitions were coordinated with the reinstallation of the French period rooms.

Attendance: 42,639

Catalog: Hubert Robert, Drawings and Watercolors, by Victor Carlson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1978.

Robert, Hubert
French, 1733 - 1808