Venus Requesting Vulcan to make Arms for Aeneas

Carle van Loo, French, 1705 - 1765

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about 1735

Oil on canvas

Overall: 50 13/16 x 38 3/4 in. (129 x 98.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940 and the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

2005.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Signed, lower left: Carle Vanloo

Course History

ARTH 48, Art & Society in the Age of the Rococo, Kristin O'Rourke, Winter 2016

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

WRIT 5, Writing About Art, Brett Gamboa, Fall 2014

CLST 4, Classical Mythology, Pramit Chaudhuri, Summer 2014

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, Carl Thum, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachussets, March 15, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2013-present.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 1-May 8, 2005.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 20, 2005-January 14, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20, 2009-August 2013.

Flesh and Desire [curated by Art History II Professors Jane Carroll and Katie Hornstein], Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth Collection January 7-March 4, 2013.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-December 12, 2005.

Carle Vanloo: Premier Peintre du Roi, Musee Municipal, Nice, France, no. 39, January-August 1977.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, Twenty Years of Building a Collection: The Hood Museum of Art, Apollo (Vol. 162, no. 526), December 2005, London: Apollo Magazine, 2005, pp. 46-53, ill. p.46 and p.51.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 64-65, ill. p.64, no. 24.

M.-F. Dandre-Bardon, Vie de Carle Vanloo, 1765, p. 63.

L. Reau, Carle Vanloo (1705-1765), Archives de l'Art Francais, nouvelle periode 19, 1938, p. 65, no. 105.

Katherine W. Hart et al., Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005, pp. 18, ill. p. 19, cat. no. 1.

C.B. Bailey, The Loves of the Goods, exhibition catalogue, Paris-Philadelphia-Fort Worth, 1991, pp. 384 and 387, note 19.

Provenance

Collection of Claude-Adrien Helvetius (1715-1771), date unknown; by descent to Comte d'Andlau, Château de Voré; Christie's New York, January 27, 2000, lot 46; Michael L. Rosenberg; Christie's, Sale 1477, lot 44, Janaury 26, 2005; sold to present collection, 2005.

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