Saint Juan Nepomuceno

Unknown Guatemalan, Guatemalan


19th century

Oil on copper

Overall: 4 11/16 × 3 3/8 in. (11.9 × 8.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor M. Cutter, Class of 1903



Place Made: Guatemala, Central America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area



Not on view


Inscribed, in paint, in ribbon, at bottom: Santo Nepomuc. M. pro Sigillo Sacramentalis [letters unclear, perhaps a variation of: Proto Martyris Sigilli Sacramentalis (Protomartyr Seal Sacremental, protomartyr of the seal of confession)

Course History

Art History 28.01, The Global Renaissance, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Spring 2024


Victor Macomber Cutter (1881-1952) and Florence Edith deJongh Cutter (1885-1957); given to present collection, 1936.

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