The Virgin with the Pear and Child on the Bank

Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500 - 1550



Woodcut on paper

Image: 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (16.5 × 10.8 cm)

Sheet: 6 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (17.2 × 11.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialled, in block, upper center: HSB [artist's monogram]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: B.122 / Mar. 03 - H.H. - ly -

Exhibition History

Durer and Friends, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30, 1979-January 6, 1980.

Prints and Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.


Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 18; Hollstein 19

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