Jupiter and Io

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



Mezzotint on laid paper

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

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



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


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.


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

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