Count Ugolino and his Sons

John Dixon, Irish, about 1740 - 1811
after Joshua Reynolds, English, 1723 - 1792



Mezzotint on laid paper

Sheet: 19 7/8 × 24 5/8 in. (50.5 × 62.5 cm)

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



John Boydell, London, England


Place Made: Ireland, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


In plate, bottom left: [illegible] Joshua Reynolds / Publish'd as the Act Direto[illegible] Feb. 1 [illegible] st [st superscript] 1774; in plate, bottom left half: Ugolino; in plate, bottom center: John Boydell excudit 1774; in plate, bottom right half: J. Dixon [illegible], bottom right corner: illegible] Dixon [illegible]

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

FRIT 33, Dante: The Divine Comedy, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014

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

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

ENGL 23.01, Romantic Literature: Aesthetics and Ideology from the French Revolution to ,, Winter 2021

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

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 87, The Tortured Soul: Exploring the Excesses of Human Emotion, Laura Dorn, Class of 2015, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 11-May 24, 2015.


Ex-collection of Prince Liechtenstein, Vienna, Austria; James A. Bergquist, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2011.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler Kunstlerlexikon 8; Heller-Andressen 1; LeBlanc 2

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