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The Post

18th century
137 x 95 mm (5.4 x 3.7 in.)

Hubert Robert, French, (1733–1808)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Second of three states
Series: from set of ten etchings Evenings in Rome (Les Soirées de Rome)
Marks: Signed in plates 2, 4, 7, 9, of set; lower right "H. Roberti Toma, H. Roberti, Roberti Roma," and "Roberti Roma," with full inscriptions on title page
Bibliography: The set of ten is Baudicour cat. nos. 1–10 ii/iii (vol. 1, pp. 173–179); Carlson and Ittmann, cat. nos. 54 a–j.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.220.7

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  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Neoclassical - Use for architecture and art of the late 18th and the 19th centuries that follow principles of classicism. For late 18th- to early 20th-century architecture and ornament based relatively closely on ancient classical forms, use "Classical Revival." [May 1993 related terms added.]
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 137 x 95 mm (5.4 x 3.7 in.)

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