Africa, from The Four Continents

Pieter Schenck, Dutch, 1660 - 1718


about 1700

Mezzotint on laid paper

Plate: 9 13/16 × 7 3/16 in. (24.9 × 18.3 cm)

Sheet: 13 3/8 × 8 3/8 in. (34 × 21.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Europe, Netherlands



Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: P. Schenck fe.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: AFRICA. / Leonum Strida nutrix.Horat.ilib.22od.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Amstelod. Cum Privil.; inscribed, in black ink, upper right: 59; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right edge: 8

Course History

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 15, 2005.

A Space for Dialogue 51, The Quest for Printed Tone, Alex Vespoli, Class of 2009, Class of 1954 Senior Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 16, 2009.


Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2004.

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