Telemachus in Sparta

Angelica Kauffman, Swiss, 1741 - 1807

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about 1773

Oil on paper laid down on canvas

Canvas: 12 1/8 × 16 1/8 in. (30.8 × 41 cm)

Frame: 14 3/4 × 18 3/4 in. (37.5 × 47.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund, the Robert J. Strasenburgh, II 1942 Fund and through gifts from the Muchnic Foundation in honor of Angela Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College, 1997-2010

2012.7.1

Geography

Place Made: Switzerland, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

On view

Course History

ARTH 16.2, Women in Art, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

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, January - July 2004.

Publication History

Christie's Old Master Paintings Catalogue, Part II, Sale 2657, lot 220, January 26, 2012, New York, ill. p. 24.

Provenance

Early collection history unknown; Central Picture Gallery, New York; sold to Leo Steinberg (1920-2011), New York, date unknown; Christie's, New York, New York, Old Master Paintings, Part II, Sale 2657, lot 220, January 26, 2012; sold to present collection, 2012.

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