Red chalk on buff laid paper, laid down on cream laid card
289 × 366 mm
Prints and Drawings Purchase Fund
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“Recent Acquisitions,” Art Quarterly, 27 (1964), p. 218.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), no. 2E9.
Patrick-André Guerretta, Pierre Louis de la Rive (1753-1817): Vie et Oeuvre Peint (Geneva, 2002).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “Hubert Robert: Drawings and Watercolors,” November 9, 1978-January 21, 1979, pp. 34-35, cat. 4 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, September-October 1987 (Installation).
Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century” February 27-May 21, 2000, cat. 394; traveled to Houston, Tex., Museum of Fine Arts, June 17-September 17, 2000.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 102-103, cat. 43 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi; traveled to the St. Louis Art Museum, 1986.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Broad Spectrum: Color on Paper, Past and Present,” September 12–October 31, 1999, hors. cat.
Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, “Hubert Robert”, June 26 - October 2, 2016, pp. 93, 201, cat. 6 (ill.), cat. by Margaret Morgan Grasselli and Yuriko Jackall, et. al.
François Renaud, Paris [Lugt suppl. 1042]. Sold by E. V. Thaw and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1963.
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