Head of Christ

Unknown Italian, Italian


16th century


Overall: 15 1/2 × 10 11/16 × 2 11/16 in. (39.4 × 27.2 × 6.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968



Place Made: Florence, Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view



Course History

ARTH 28.08, Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Invention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

ARTH 28.09/MES 18.02, Art on the Move: Renaissance Italy and the Islamic World, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2021

ARTH 27.02, Living Stone: Sculpture in Early Modern Italy, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2022

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 15, 2005--January 14, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999-April 15, 2001.

On extended loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 4, 1989-March 26, 1996.

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. 250.


Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California; lent to present collection, 1988.

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