Queen Semiramis at the Lion Hunt

Gérard de Lairesse, Flemish, 1640 - 1711



Etching on wove paper

Image: 13 7/8 × 18 15/16 in. (35.3 × 48.1 cm)

Plate: 14 11/16 × 19 1/4 in. (37.3 × 48.9 cm)

Sheet: 16 7/16 × 20 11/16 in. (41.7 × 52.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, bottom center margin: virtus viri / Comperta splendet actioibus probis. / Per Gerardum de Lairesse invent: et sculpt: et per Nicolaum Visscher edt: cum Privil: Ord: Gen: Belgii Faederati.


James Bergquist, Newton Center, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2018.

Catalogue Raisonne

LeBlanc 64; Timmers 65; Hollstein 65, III.VI; Alain Roy/Gravures 15

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