Hubert Robert – private collection. Title: Temple of Philosophy at Ermenonville. Date: c. 1798. Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 93 x 115.8 cm. Sold by Sotheby’s in New York, on January 31, 2013. Source: http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/N08/N08952/582N08952_4CTFD.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo. “The gardens at Ermenoville in the Oise were begun in 1766 by the gardener Thomas Blaikie and architect Jean-Marie Morel; Robert was commissioned to design many of the outbuildings and follies (fabriques) one of which was the Temple de la Philosophie. The Temple still survives…” (http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/old-master-paintings-n08952/lot.89.html).
This entry was posted on May 31, 2017 by adfarga. It was filed under Hubert Robert, private collection and was tagged with Hubert Robert.
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