Belisarius Begging for Alms

Nicolas-René Jollain, French, 1732 - 1804

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1767

Oil on canvas

Overall: 50 13/16 × 63 in. (129 × 160 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2008.34

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

On view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower right (on stone bench): NR Jollain

Course History

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2013

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Yasser Elhariry, Winter 2013

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2013

WRIT 8, Writing with Media, Karen Gocsik, Spring 2012

ENGL 7, Writing About Art, Brett Gamboa, Winter 2012

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2014

PHIL 23, Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2014

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2014

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

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

PHIL 23, Art and Aesthetics, John Kulvicki, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values , William Craig, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2015

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Fall 2015

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

WRIT 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig, Winter 2016

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2019

HIST 47, The French Revolution, Darrin McMahon, Spring 2019

HUM 2, The Modern Labyrinth, Timothy Baker, Winter 2020

ENGL 2.01, Literary History II, Michael Chaney, Winter 2021

ITAL 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Giorgio Alberti, Fall 2022

ITAL 1.02, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Fall 2022

ITAL 1.03, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Fall 2022

Italian 1.02, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Winter 2023

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Giorgio Alberti, Winter 2023

Italian 11.01, Intensive Italian, Giorgio Alberti, Winter 2023

Art History 7.05, Pompeii: Antique & Modern, Ada Cohen, Winter 2023

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Andrea Zoller, Winter 2023

Italian 2.02, Introductory Italian II, Matteo Gilebbi, Winter 2023

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian 1, Giorgio Alberti, Fall 2023

Italian 1.02, Introductory Italian 1, Marco D'Angelo, Fall 2023

Italian 1.03, Introductory Italian 1, Floriana Ciniglia, Fall 2023

Italian 1.04, Introductory Italian 1, Noemi Perego, Fall 2023

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Marco D'Angelo, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

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

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

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

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

Publication History

Salon, Paris, 1767, no.153.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 101, ill. plate no. 32.

Provenance

Collection of Jean-Jacques Barthelemy (1716-1795), Paris; private collection, by descent, since the 19th century; Jack Kilgore & Co., Inc, New York, New York, date unknown; sold to present collection, 2008.

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