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 College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2008.34

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

On view

Inscription

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

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2019

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

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

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, 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

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

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

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

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

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

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

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

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Yasser Elhariry, Winter 2013

FREN 3, Intermediate French, Annabelle Cone, 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

Exhibition History

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

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

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.

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.

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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