Picturesque and mostly fantasized up ruins painted through a Romantic lens. French. Hubert Robert, artist. Living from 1733 to 1808, he was almost guillotined but by accident they got someone else.

"Fantaisie Egyptienne." 1760.
“Fantaisie Egyptienne.” 1760. Oil on canvas. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/fantaisie-egyptienne-hubert-robert.html
"Le Pont Sur Le Torrent." 1780's.
“Le Pont Sur Le Torrent.” 1780’s. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via http://pamayres.blogspot.com/2010/11/artist-hubert-robert-and-some-of-his.html
"Antiquities of Provence." ca. 1790-1800.
“Antiquities of Provence.” ca. 1790-1800. Oil on canvas. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via http://spenceralley.blogspot.com/2010/05/robert-des-ruines.html
"Imaginary View of the Grand Gallery of the Louvre in Ruins." 1796.
“Imaginary View of the Grand Gallery of the Louvre in Ruins.” 1796. Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris. In the public domain due to age. via http://spenceralley.blogspot.com/2010/05/robert-des-ruines.html

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