Offered by Galerie Gismondi
Furniture, Piece of curiosity, Paintings XVIIth - XVIIIth century
Jean Robert Ango (circa 1710 - 1773Rome).
Washerwomen in the ruins probably of the Villa Guilia.
Signed and dated lower right: "Roberti 1759"
Written confirmation from Mrs Sarah Catala (31/08/2017).
Provenance:Private collection, France.
Bibliography:Marianne Roland Michel, "A French painter named Ango."
Burlington magazine, suppl, l'art du XVIIIe siècle, 1981, dec, n°40.
Sarah Boyer " Some proposals around Jean-Robert Ango
"in Cahiers d'histoire de l'art 6, 2008, pp.88-103.
The theme of washerwomen working in ancient ruins is a subject much appreciated since the discoveries of Herculaneum and Pompei. GP Panini, H.Robert, Natoire are going to draw and paint each place of Rome that offered such a pictorial and graphic
and graphic. Our drawing is to be compared with the "Fenil of the villa Giulia" preserved in the museum of Epinal, the ruins which fascinated all the French artists who came to study in Rome.
PAGE 2/2 Villa Giulia was built for Pope Julius III in 1551-
1553 by Giorgio Vasari and Bartolomeo Ammanati and, left to
abandoned in the eighteenth century.
The singularity of this ancient place is found in the rooms seen in perspective in perspective with a semicircular vault supported by Corinthian pilasters by Corinthian pilasters.
The graphic work of Jean Robert Ango during the Roman period
Roman period is well known. Most of his sheets illustrating
monuments or ancient buildings have often been confused with
those of Hubert Robert by their equal quality of their sanguines.
Moreover, the confusion was maintained for a long time by the proximity of their name and first name; the two draftsmen signing "Robert and "Roberti".
A large number of Roman sheets in the Cabinet des Dessins of the Louvre, formerly given to formerly given to Hubert Robert, are in the process of being reassigned to reattributed to Ango.
Delevery information :
Delivery at the expense of the purchaser.
Possibility of withdrawal in Paris.