The Aurora

Constantino Brumidi, American (born Italy), 1805 - 1880
after Guido Reni, Italian, 1575 - 1642


about 1855-1877

Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 × 53 in. (68.6 × 134.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Moses Titcomb, Class of 1879H



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Reflections of the Original, Copies in the Dartmouth College Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 24-July 4, 1978.

Publication History

Barbara A. Wolanin, Constantino Brumidi: Artist of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1998, ill. p. 6 (Fig. 1-11.)

Arthur R. Blumenthal and Members of the Museum Studies Seminar, Art 84, Reflections of the Original: Copies in the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, pp.9-15, ill. p.14.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 37, no. 142.


The artist; either purchased by or given to Moses Titcomb (1801-1888) Class of 1879H, Franklin, New Hampshire, about 1855-1879; given to present collection, 1880.

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