Erasmus of Rotterdam

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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1526

Engraving on laid paper

Probably Meder c

Sheet: 9 9/16 × 7 7/16 in. (24.3 × 18.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

PR.954.20.131

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper left: [Latin text] IMAGO. ERASMI. ROTERODA / MI. AB. ALBERTO. DVRERO. AD / VIVAM. EFFIGIEM. DELINIATA. / [Greek text] ???. KPEITTO. TA. SYGGPAM / MATA. ?EI?EI [first E in superscript]; signed and dated, in plate, upper left: MDXXVI / AD [artist's monogram]; [Translated Latin text: The portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam, drawn by Albrecht Dürer from the living image] [Translated Greek text:His writings will depict him even better]

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

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

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

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Mary Coffey, Joy Kenseth, Winter 2019

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2019

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2021

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 38.

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

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

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 24, 1994-February 5, 1995.

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

Teaching the History of Western Art 1500-Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 27-March 11, 2001.

The Renaissance: Forms, Reforms, and Revolutions, Barrows-Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 9-September 3, 1982.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 38.

Provenance

Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 114.107; Meder (1932): 105; Strauss (1973): 105

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