Saint Francis Kneeling in Prayer

after Francisco de Zurbaran, Spanish, 1598 - 1664

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about 1765-1770

Oil on canvas, mounted on panel

Overall: 27 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (69.2 x 52.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Julia and Richard H. Rush, Class of 1937, Tuck 1938

P.961.138

Geography/Culture

Europe, Spain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, on scrap of paper: ZURBARAN; Panel signed: Melo Luarng [or Luarnn, Liearng?]; Round label: H. Ger Faud / Embaillage / & Transport / D'Objets d'Art / 14 rue de la Guage-Bateliere / Paris, Provence 83-96; Numbers on reverse: 290 / C30008 / 52380X / 2418 / 319 / 9876; French custom stamps: Douane / Importation Paris / .... Ave.; Large paper label, half missing: failley? / ne a fuente de cuittoa or anitoa / Caravage espagnol / royal ... de tableaux / 1836 or 1834? / Fuilly?; Scrap: ... sco Zubaran est ne a la Huerte de Canatos en Estramadure le 7 novembre 1598; 1u'il fut eleve du li-cencie Juan de las Rochas et qu'l0il mourut a Madrid en 1662.

Exhibition History

Fine Art Gallery of San Diego, Balboa Park, San Diego, California

Permanent Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7, 1982.

Light in Art, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 2, 1977-January 29, 1978.

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

Permanent Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1975-1981.

European Paintings from the College Collection, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Spetember 13-October 6, 1974.

Gifts of the Class of 1937, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10-November 11, 1973.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1962.

The Richard H. Rush Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-June 1959, no. 22.

Publication History

The Richard H. Rush Collection, Carpenter Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1959, no. 22.

Provenance

Acquired by French & Co., New York, date unknown; sold to Julia and Richard H. Rush (1915-2011), by 1959; given to present collection, 1961.

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