Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Landscape With figures by classical ruins
SOCIAL LIFE
Markets and trade
Peasants going to market
Further details
The tondo format is unusual in Robert's oeuvre. The central figural grouping was lifted from a composition by Boucher, 'The Journey to Market', diverging from the master's design only in covering the girl's hair with a headscarf
ARTIST/CREATOR
Robert, Hubert (1733-1808) after Boucher, Fran├žois (1703-1770)
DATE
1777
LOCATION
New York, Christie's (lot 81) (6 June 2012)
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of Christie's Ltd
Contact
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