Pieter Schenck, Dutch, 1660 - 1711
After Antoine Trouvain, French, 1652 - 1708


after 1695

Mezzotint on laid paper

Plate: 9 13/16 × 7 3/8 in. (25 × 18.7 cm)

Sheet: 13 7/16 × 8 7/16 in. (34.1 × 21.4 cm)

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


Portfolio / Series Title

The Four Continents


Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: P. Schenck fe.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: AMERICA. / Patria fulca colore luce. Ovid.epist Sapph.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Amstelod. Cum Privil.; inscribed, in black ink, upper right: 61; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right edge: 89

Course History

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

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

Exhibition History

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.

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


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

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