Experiment with an Air Pump

Valentine Green, English, 1739 - 1813
after Joseph Wright of Derby, English, 1734 - 1797

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1769

Mezzotint on laid paper

Image: 17 11/16 × 23 1/8 in. (45 × 58.8 cm)

Sheet: 19 3/8 × 23 7/16 in. (49.2 × 59.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from the Lathrop Fellows

2008.10

Publisher

John Boydell, London, England

Geography

Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right margin: Val. Green fecit, Londint, 1769; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Jos. Wright Pinxit 1768.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: J. Boydell, execudit.

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2013

ITAL 3, Introductory Italian III, Scott Milspaugh, Spring 2013

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2013

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Yasser Elhariry, Winter 2013

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Milspaugh, Fall 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Jonathan Mullins, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014

ARTH 17.2, FILM 50, When Media Were New, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2014

ENGL 22, The Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2015

ENGL 22, Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2019

ARTH 41.03, European Art 1750 - 1850, Allan Doyle, Summer 2019

HUM 1, Dialogue with the Classics, Andrea Tarnowski, Spring 2019

HUM 1.02/HUM 1.03/HUM 1.04, Dialogues with the Classics, Carolyn Dever, Paul Carranza, Antonia Gomez, Fall 2019

HUM 1.05/HUM 1.06/HUM 1.07, Dialogues with the Classics, Klaus Mladek, Michelle Clarke, Andrea Tarnowski, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.

Publication History

T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, ill, p. 10, fig. 9, checklist p. 21.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 102, ill. plate no. 33.

Provenance

Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2008.

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