Interior of the Temple of Diana at Nimes, by Hubert Robert. This painting displays a ruined temple. It shows how nature changes all man-made things, and that it is greater than even the mightiest temple.
Hubert Robert (1733–1808), The Landing Place, 1788, oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard T. Crane.
The violation of the tomb of the Kings beneath Saint-Denis by the revolutionaries (La Violation des caveaux des rois dans la basilique de Saint-Denis en octobre circa 1793 by Hubert Robert (Musée Carnavalet)
"Vue pittoresque du Capitole" Hubert Robert, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes - In place of the Obelisk, the statue of Marcus Aurelius, the only reference that justifies the title of the painting: everything else does fall within the picturesque.