Hercules before the Temple of Janus

Abraham Blooteling, Dutch, 1640 - 1690, after Gerard de Lairesse, Flemish, 1640 - 1711

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late 17th century

Mezzotint and engraving on paper

Image: 13 13/16 × 10 3/4 in. (35.1 × 27.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 3/8 × 10 3/4 in. (36.5 × 27.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

2006.37.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower left: G Lairesse pinxit / A Blooteling fecit et ex; inscribed, in plate, upper left: TEM IANVS [first word obscured by temple door]; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: [illegible script] 23i/II; inscribed, in graphite, upper center margin: 117; stamped, in ink, lower center margin: 251; inscribed, in graphite, on mount, lower left: Abraham Blooteling (1604-1690) after Lairesse; inscribed, in graphite, on mount, lower center: Hercules before the Temple of Janus / W[illegible]ly 80; Hollister 231 / Provenance: [illegible]

Course History

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen - INDEPENDENT VIEWING, Fall 2019

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

Provenance

Christopher Mendez, London, England; sold to present collection [for the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards], 2003; transferred to the permanent collection, 2006.

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