The Obelisk

A work made of oil on canvas.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas.

Date:

1787/88

Artist:

Hubert Robert
French, 1733-1808

About this artwork

On View

European Painting and Sculpture, Gallery 218

Artist

Hubert Robert

Title

The Obelisk

Origin

France

Date

1787–1788

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

H. ROBERT / 1787 (lower left, beneath column), and H ROBERT / [...] / [...] / Le[...} / MEREVILLE / DE LABORDE / [...] (lower right of center, on a stone held by a man)

Dimensions

255.6 × 223.5 cm (100 7/8 × 88 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Clarence Buckingham

Reference Number

1900.383

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