Ruins of a Roman Bath with Washerwomen

Hubert Robert, French, 1733 - 1808

Made in France, Europe

After 1766

Oil on canvas

54 x 41 1/2 inches (137.2 x 105.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 290, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

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Credit Line:
Gift of Dora Donner Ide in memory of John Jay Ide, 1961

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Prince Galitzine, St. Petersburg. Duc de Luynes, Paris; his daughter, Duchesse d'Uzès, Paris [1]. Edwin S. Bayer (1870-1928), New York, by 1928 [2]; Laura, comtesse Sala (formerly Mrs. Edwin S. Bayer), Paris, by 1933-until d. 1961 [3]; sale, Sala collection, Parke-Bernet, New York, November 18, 1961, no. 198; Mr. & Mrs. John Jay Ide, New York; Dora Donner Ide (Mrs. John Jay Ide); gift to PMA, 1961. 1. Provenance per 1961 Parke-Bernet sale catalogue. 2. Illustrated in Pantheon, December 1928 as collection of Edwin S. Bayer. His wife was Laura Stanton Kayser, whom he married in 1895. She married Comte Antoine Sala (d. 1946) in 1931. 3. Exhibited by Comtesse Sala at the Musée de l'Orangerie in 1933.

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