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: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940



Gerard de Jode, Antwerp


Place Made: Belgium, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


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

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

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 81.03, The Viral Image, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2022

GOVT 86.43/MES 12.14, Intellectual History of Racism, Michelle Clarke and Jonathan Smolin, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

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

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


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

Catalogue Raisonne

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

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