Head of Horse

Unknown Italian, Italian


not dated

Red and black chalk on paper

Overall: 4 13/16 × 4 3/8 in. (12.2 × 11.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Maida and George Abrams



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower right: Cav. Giuseppe / d'Arpino (added later?)

Exhibition History

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss, and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

In Pursuit of Attribution: A New Look at the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 17-October 23, 1977.

Master Drawings from the College Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 1-October 8, 1978.


Maida Stocker Abrams (1938-2002) and George S. Abrams, Boston, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1974.

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