Hercules Conquering the Molionide Twins

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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about 1496

Woodcut on laid paper

Meder a

Sheet: 15 7/16 × 11 5/16 in. (39.2 × 28.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade

PR.950.21.15

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in block, lower center: AD [in monogram]; inscribed, in block, top center: Ercules; verso: collector's mark of Friedrich Quiring (Lugt Supp. 1041c) Watermark: Large Imperial Orb

Course History

HIST 96.31, The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages Reconsidered: Art, Artists, and Cultural Change in the ‘Northern Renaissance,’ 1350–1575, Walter Simons, Fall 2019

CLST 4, Classical Mythology, Pramit Chaudhuri, Summer 2014

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

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

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Northern Baroque, Art 46, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March-April 23, 1978.

Late Medieval and Renaissance Prints, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 15, 1974.

Durer and Related Works, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1971.

Durer and Friends, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30, 1979-January 6, 1980.

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

Art and/as Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 2006-March 11, 2007.

Art I, South Lobby, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1973.

Art I, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

15th & 16th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 14-December 4, 1977.

1500, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1972.

Provenance

Friedrich Quiring (born 1886), Eberswalde (near Berlin); acquired sometime after 1921; Frederick Keppel & Co., Inc., New York; sold to Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection, to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 127; Meder 238; Knappe 136

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