Perseus and Andromeda, number 13 of 40, from the album Schola Italica Picturea (Italian School of Painting)

Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1740 - 1803
Gavin Hamilton, Scottish, 1723 - 1798
after Polidoro da Caravaggio, Italian, about 1497 - about 1543


1772; published 1800

Engraving and etching on wove paper

2nd edition, 1800 (1st edition, 1773)

Sheet: 25 × 17 in. (63.5 × 43.2 cm)

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



Gavin Hamilton, Rome


Place Made: Italy, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Numbered, upper right, in plate: 13; inscribed, lower left, in plate: Polidoro pinxit; lower center: Persus et Andromede / Romae in Hortis Marchionis del Bufalo; lower right: Johannes Volpato sculpsit Romae 1772.

Course History

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

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


Grosvenor Prints, London, England; sold to present collection, 2009.

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