The Dormition of the Virgin

Gherardo Starnina, Italian, about 1360 - before 1413

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about 1405-1410

Tempera and gold leaf on poplar panel

Overall: 7 x 22 1/4 in. (17.8 x 56.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith, Class of 1918.

P.975.5

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

HIST 43.2, European Intellectual and Cultural History 1400-1800, Darrin McMahon, Fall 2015

THEA 16, Theatre and Society II: Early Modern Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

ITAL 3, Introductory Italian III, Jonathan Mullins, Fall 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Permanent Exhibition of Selected European Paintings from the College Collection, European Room, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1975.

New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 23-June 30, 1979.

Medieval Into Renaissance, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 21-April 24, 1994

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999-April 15, 2001.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2013-present.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20, 2011-January 6, 2012.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 1992-January 21, 1994.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 19, 2001-July 28, 2002.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18-September 14, 1994.

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

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19, 1996-July 18, 1997, exhibited with European Bronzes from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1979.

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, "European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art", Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 29, ill. no. 1.

Kanter, Laurence, B. Italian Painting in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Vol. I, Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1994, p. 135, fig. 28.

Jacquelynn Baas, From "a few curious Elephants Bones" to Picasso, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September, 1985, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 1985, pp. 37-43, ill. p. 42

Provenance

Acquired by Bonnie Dora Jones Smith (1899-1990) and Ray Winfield Smith (1897-1982, Class of 1918), Houston, Texas, date unknown; given to present collection, 1975.

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