The Forge of Vulcan

Hans Jamnitzer II, German, 1538 - 1603


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about 1573

Bronze with traces of gilding

Overall: 6 5/8 × 6 11/16 × 3/16 in. (16.9 × 17 × 0.5 cm)

Weight: 397 g (0.9 lb.)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view



Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-July 18, 2001.

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. 201.


Cyril Humphris, London, before 1991; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, March 1991; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Wixom, No. 220; Weber, No. 475

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