America (L'Amerique), from The Four Continents

attributed to Justus Dankerts, Dutch, 1635 - 1701
after Pieter Schenck, Dutch, 1660 - 1718


about 1700

Mezzotint on laid paper


Plate: 9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (24.9 × 18.5 cm)

Sheet: 13 7/16 × 8 3/8 in. (34.1 × 21.2 cm)

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



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: I. Danckerts Exc.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: La Merique; inscribed, in plate, lower right: cum Privilegio.; inscribed, in black ink, upper right corner: 82; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right: 111

Exhibition History

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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