Bust of Lucius Junius Brutus (The Capitoline Brutus)

François-André Vincent, French, 1746 - 1816

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about 1774

Red chalk and wash on laid paper

Sheet: 20 1/2 × 11 5/8 in. (52.1 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodor Cremer and a gift from John W. Thompson, Class of 1908 and Dorothea M. Litzinger, by exchange

D.988.16

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in pen and brown ink, on verso of mount, lower left: Vincent; inscribed, in graphite, on verso, upper left corner: TAH [with circle around it] 56 VINCENT Roman Emperor; inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on recto of mount, top center: .86 [line drawn through it] 170. Watermark: Fleur-de-lys in double circle

Course History

HIST 47, The French Revolution, Darrin McMahon, Spring 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Fall 2014

ARTH 49, European Art in the Age of Revolution (1750-1850), Katie Hornstein, Fall 2013

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Winter 2012

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Winter 2012

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O‘Rourke, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Visions of Antiquity: Neoclassic Figure Drawing, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, July 22-September 19, 1993, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 30, 1993-January 2, 1994, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2-April 3, 1994, no. 36.

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Teaching the History of Western Art 1500-Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 27-March 11, 2001.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 30, 2004.

Northern Artists in Italy, 1500-1800, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 7-July 17, 1994.

Heritage de France 1608-1763, Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, February 17-March 18, 1962, no. 56.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-July 21, 2019.

French Drawings and Watercolors, W.M. Brady & Co., Inc., New York, New York, June 1-17, 1988, no. 8.

Drawings at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-November 27, 1988.

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Aspects of Neoclassicism: Drawings and Watercolors 1760-1840, Colnaghi, New York, November 17-December 18, 1982, no. 47.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.

An Introduction of the History of Art from the FIfteenth Century to the Twentieth Century, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12-March 15, 1992.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 170, ill., no. 103.

T. Barton Thurber, "Survival and Revival of the Classical Tradition: Antiquity in Rome from the Baroque Era to the Age of Enlightenment." In T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, pp. 42-43, ill. p. 43, listed p.72.

Richard Campbell and Victor Carlson, Visions of Antiquity: Neoclassic Figure Drawings, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 1993, pp. 184-185, ill. p. 184.

Philippe Bordes, La mort de Brutus de Pierre-Narcisse Guerin, Vizille, Musee de la Revolution francaise, 1996, p. 32, fig. 23.

Provenance

Acquired by Theodore Allen Heinrich in London in 1961 and sold at his sale, Christie‘s, London, July 6, 1982, lot 230; 1982-1988, collection of F. A. den Broeder; W. M. Brady & Co., Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1988.

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