Saint Francis Borgia

Unknown Italian (active in Rome), Italian, about 1700

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about 1700

Bronze

Overall: 36 in. (91.4 cm)

Overall: 43 11/16 in. (110.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from W. David Dance, Class of 1940 in memory of Jane Dance

2007.58

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Exhibition History

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 18, 2008.

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

Jesuit Art and Iconography, 1550-1800, Saint Peter's College Art Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, April 13-May 7, 1993, cat. no. 12 [as Francesco Vergara.]

Jesuit Art in North American Collections, Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 7, 1990-January 16, 1991, cat. 12 [as North Italian.]

The Holy Name: Art of the Gesu: Bernini and his Age, Fairfield University Art Museum, Fairfield, Connecticut, February 2-May 19, 2018.

Publication History

Andres de Sales Ferri Chulio, Francisco Vergara Bartual, Escultor, 1713-1761, Sueca, Spain, 1998, p. 190 (illus.)

Drs. Jane ten Brink Goldsmith and Jean-Patrice Marandel, Jesuit Art in North American Collections, Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991, cat. no. 12.

Dr. Marcus B. Burke, Jesuit Art and Iconography, 1550-1800, Saint Peter's College Art Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1993, cat. no. 12.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 60-61, ill. pp. 60/61, no. 21.

Linda Wolk-Simon, Chrisopher M. S. Johns, The Holy Name Art of the Gesu: Bernini and his Age, Early Modern Catholocism and the Visual Arts, Vol. 17, Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2018, pp 514-516, ill. p. 515, Cat. 47.

Provenance

Andrew Ciechanowiecki, London, until 1989; Valery Taylor Gallery, Denver, Colorado; sold to present collection, 2007.

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