Study of a Male Head

Gaetano Gandolfi, Italian, 1734 - 1802


about 1770

Oil on paper, mounted on panel

Overall: 14 × 10 3/4 in. (35.5 × 27.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Nazi-Era Provenance Research


Not on view

Course History

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

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2013

REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013

SART 25.01, Painting I, Danielle Genadry, Summer 2022

Studio Art 25.01, Painting I, Jen Caine, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 13, 1992-October 7, 1993.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 19, 2001-April 7, 2002.

Recent Acquisitions, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 3, 1984-January 6, 1985.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.73, ill., no. 29.


Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, Ltd., London, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1984.

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