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 College: Gift of Moses Titcomb, Class of 1879H



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




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

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.

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.


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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