Charitas (Charity)

Philip Galle, Netherlandish, 1537 - 1612
after Pieter Bruegel, the elder, Netherlandish, 1520 - 1569



Engraving on laid paper

Impression: 8 1/4 × 11 5/16 in. (21 × 28.7 cm)

Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 7/16 in. (22.2 × 29 cm)

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


Portfolio / Series Title

The Seven Virtues


Hieronymus Cock, Antwerp


Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: H. Cock excude.; center: CHARITAS; lower right: Bruegel 1559

Course History

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

17th and 18th Century Prints, Art 46 Northern Baroque, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-April 23, 1978.

A Space for Dialogue 17, Sexes in the City: Exploring Urban Men and Women through Five Centuries of Popular Prints, Megan Fontanella, Class of 2004, Class of 1954 Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-March 28, 2004.

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


Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein 134

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