Allegorical Figure of America, from the Four Continents series

Crispijn I de Passe, Dutch, 1564 - 1637

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about 1590

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 2 3/16 × 4 3/16 in. (5.6 × 10.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906

PR.957.206.2

Geography

Place Made: Netherlands, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper left: AMERICA; monogram, lower right

Exhibition History

Reconstitution, Dorothy and Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-May 31, 2020.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 15, 2005.

Unlayering Stereotypes: Selections from the Permanent Collection For Teaching Cultural Anthropology, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 7, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 24-August 20, 1995.

Provenance

Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

Catalogue Raisonne

D. Franken, L'Oeuvre Grave des Van de Passe, Amsterdam, 1881, no. 1206; Hollstein no. 604.

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