Marius Hubert-Robert (1885-1947) City of Paris, Downtown San Francisco; City of Paris, Hobart Masion, San Francisco;  (a pair) first 17 1/2 x 24in; second 22 1/2 x 28 1/2in
Lot 5071
Marius Hubert-Robert (1885-1947) City of Paris, Downtown San Francisco; City of Paris, Hobart Mansion, San Francisco; (a pair) first 17 1/2 x 24in; second 22 1/2 x 28 1/2in
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
Marius Hubert-Robert (1885-1947) City of Paris, Downtown San Francisco; City of Paris, Hobart Mansion, San Francisco;  (a pair) first 17 1/2 x 24in; second 22 1/2 x 28 1/2in
Property of various owners
Marius Hubert-Robert (1885-1947)
City of Paris, Downtown San Francisco; City of Paris, Hobart Mansion, San Francisco; (a pair)
first signed 'Marius Hubert-Robert' (lower right) and inscribed '1880' (lower center); second signed 'Marius H. Robert' (lower right);
each watercolor on paper
first 17 1/2 x 24in; second 22 1/2 x 28 1/2in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, San Francisco, California


    The City of Paris opened during the Gold Rush and became one of San Francisco's premier department stores for over 120 years. The first watercolor depicts its location on Grant and Geary streets. After the earthquake of 1906, the store moved to the Hobart Mansion on Van Ness and Washington streets, depicted in the second work.
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