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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

Status

On View, Gallery 218

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

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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