The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Francesco Trevisani, Italian, 1656 - 1746

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about 1690

Oil on canvas

Overall: 26 1/2 × 22 in. (67.3 × 55.9 cm)

Frame: 32 1/2 × 27 15/16 in. (82.5 × 71 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2005.59

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Not on view

Inscriptions

none visible

Course History

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

ARTH 45, Southern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2014

WGST 51.8, The Femme Fatale in Literature, Film, and Myth, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ARTH 28.08 – Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Intervention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

ITAL 3.01, Introductory Italian III, Damiano Benvegnu, Fall 2021

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 44, Femme Fatales, Changing Conceptions of the Dangerous Female in the Male Imagination, Marissa Slany, Class of 2008, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-May 11, 2008.

A Space for Dialogue 67, Continuity of the Spiritual: Old and Modern Masters, Karysa Norris, Class of 2012, Class of 1954 Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-February 5, 2012.

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20, 2009-August 31, 2010.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2005-January 14, 2008.

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.50.

Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.11.

Marissa Slany, A Space for Dialogue #44, Femme Fatales, Changing Conceptions of the Dangerous Female in the Male Imagination, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. cover.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.59, ill., no. 20.

Karysa Norris, A Space for Dialogue 67, Continuity of the Spiritual: Old and Modern Masters, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 3.

Provenance

Collection of the Royal Picture Gallery at Dresden, no. 231, by 1821; Dresden Collection auction, October 17, 1859; Sotheby's, New York, Sale NY7684, lot 201, June 28, 2001; sold to Derek Johns (art dealer), London, 2001; sold to Bernard C. Solomon, Los Angeles, 2005; Christie's, New York, Sale 1556, lot 86, September 30, 2005; Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York, 2005; sold to present collection, 2005.

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