The Elders Trying to Seduce Susanna, plate 1 from the set "The Story of Susanna"

Hans I Collaert, Flemish, about 1530 - 1581, after Maarten de Vos, Flemish, 1532 - 1603, after Gillis Coignet, Flemish, about 1538 - 1599


about 1579-1585

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 7 15/16 × 10 5/16 in. (20.2 × 26.2 cm)

Sheet: 10 13/16 × 14 in. (27.4 × 35.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940



Gerard de Jode, Antwerp


Europe, Belgium



Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in brown ink, upper right margin: 2i; inscribed, in plate, lower center: G.d.Iode excud; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: Illicito castum Susanna pectus amore, Tentatur talami seruat at illa fidem. Daniel. i3.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: H. 6 Gerard de Jode 1509-91; Watermark, center left: [indistinct; unidentified]

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

WGST 80, Feminist Theory and Methodology, Jennifer Fluri, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe, The Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, April 5-June 12, 2021.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 15-September 20, 2003.


Spaightwood Galleries, Madison, Wisconsin; sold to present collection, 2003.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (The Collaert Dynasty) Vol. 1: 74

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