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A Hermit Praying in the Ruins of a Roman Temple:Signature
A Hermit Praying in the Ruins of a Roman Temple:Signature
In imitation of inscriptions on Roman monuments, the artist wrote in Latin, placing his signature and the date in a framed stone panel midway between the hermit and the girl holding the branch.


Hubert Robert
French, about 1760
Oil on canvas
22 3/4 x 27 3/4 in.
86.PA.605