Portrait of a Nobleman in Armor

Unknown Flemish, Belgian

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about 1660

Oil on canvas

Overall: 44 7/8 x 34 in. (114 x 86.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Albert Gallatin Hoit, Class of 1829

P.842.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Belgium

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Exhibition History

Permanent Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 28, 1977-July 9, 1978.

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

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.6, ill., fig. 7.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 25, no. 93, illus. opp. p. 29.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 33, no. 115.

Provenance

Collection of Cardinal Joseph Fesch (1763-1839) (Napoleon Bonaparte's uncle and liason to the Pope), Palazzo Falconieri, Rome, Italy; purchased by Albert Gallatin Hoit (1809-1856, Class of 1829) from the Cardinal's estate sale (no. 158) in Rome, about 1841; given to present collection, 1842.

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