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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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Sculpture and Decorative Arts

The collection of European sculpture and decorative arts contains a wide range of media, spanning from the fifteenth through the early twentieth centuries. A number of major movements and traditions in European art are represented, from the Renaissance to early modernism. One especially strong concentration is French nineteenth-century sculpture, especially works by Carrier-Belleuse, Carpeaux, and Rodin.


Some highlights with entries from the Hood collection catalogue European Art at Dartmouth:

Alexander Archipenko, White Torso, 1916

Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, Portrait of Jean-Leon Gerome, 1872-75

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, Abduction of Hippodamie (L'Enlevement), about 1871

Circle of Hans Krumper, Mars, early 17th century

Henri Laurens, Standing Female Nude (Femme nue debout), 1921

Jacques Lipchitz, Woman Reading (Liseuse), 1919

Marius Jean Antonin MerciƩ, Gloria Victis, about 1874

Unknown Burgundian Master, Saint Barbara, about 1470-90

Last Updated: 1/18/10