Athlete Wrestling with a Python

Frederic, Lord Leighton, English, 1830 - 1896

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1877

Bronze

Overall: 20 1/2 × 10 15/16 × 13 in. (52.1 × 27.8 × 33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection; acquired through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

2016.63.1

Geography

Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, on base, right side: F. LEIGHTON. 1877/XXIII; on base, back: PUBD BY ERNEST BROWN PHILLIPS / AT THE LEICESTER GALLERIES, LEICESTER SQUARE, LONDON

Course History

ARTH 48.07, Michaelangelo's Modernism, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

Emulating Antiquity: Nineteenth-century European Sculpture, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Introduction to the History of Art II, 1500 to present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-March 14, 2004.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 15, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6, 1995-May 18, 1997.

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 280-281.

Provenance

The Fine Arts Society, London, England; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, 1994; lent to present collection,1994; sold to present collection, 2016.

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