Jupiter and Io

Valentine Green, English, 1739 - 1813, after John Hoppner, English, 1758 - 1810

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1785

Mezzotint on laid paper

Sheet: 22 × 17 1/4 in. (55.9 × 43.8 cm)

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

PR.2004.6

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Engraved, lower left: Painted by J. Hoppner / From the Original Picture - / Published Decem 1 1785 by V. Green and Son, No 29, Newman Street, Oxford Street, London; engraved, below image, from center to right: Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine / JUPITER and IO. - in the Possession of Lord Hampden. / Se vend chez les Freres Torre, Marchands d‘Estampes Londre.; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite: 587; stamped, on reverse, in brown ink, lower right: Kurt Klemperer; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left ^6^

Exhibition History

The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.

Publication History

T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, checklist p. 21.

Provenance

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

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