Woman Holding a Child Up To Touch a Statue of Aesculapius

Louis Hector Leroux, French, 1829 - 1900



Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 3/4 × 16 3/4 in. (70.5 × 42.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alan P. Jones 1919 Fund



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Nazi-Era Provenance Research


Not on view


Signed, dated and inscribed, lower left to lower center: Hector LeROUX Rome 1869

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 2, Maggie Lind, Class of 2002, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 15, 2001-January 20, 2002.

French and Continental Drawings, Watercolors, Paintings and Sculpture of the Nineteenthe Century, Spring Exhibtion, Shepherd Gallery, New York, New York, 1982.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Publication History

Shepherd Gallery, Nineteenth Century European Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture, Winter Exhibition, New York, 1979, no. 64. ill.


Shepherd Gallery, New York, New York, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1982.

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