Christopher Columbus on His Ship

Adriaen Collaert, Flemish, 1560 - 1618
after Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish, 1523 - 1605
Philip Galle, Antwerp

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about 1585-1592

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 8 7/16 × 10 3/4 in. (21.4 × 27.3 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/8 × 12 3/4 in. (25.7 × 32.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase

PR.964.38.2

Geography

Place Made: Belgium, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, on deck under figure, lower center: CHRISTOPH. COLVMB.; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: CHRISTOPHORVS COLVMBVS LIGVR terroribus Oceani superatis asterius pene Orbis regiones à se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit. An sulutis 8.VIIID.; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right margin: 46 Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, center left: [diamond; possibly L. 3528 without initials]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, center right: [diamond; possibly L. 3528 without initials]

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

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

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2020

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

ARTH 28.01, Global Renaissance, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Fall 2021

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

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

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

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-October 14, 1996.

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

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, no. 8B.

Publication History

Joy Kenseth, Editor, "The Age of the Marvelous", Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1991, pp. 226-227, no. 8B.

Provenance

William H. Schab, Dealer, Rare Books and Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1964.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein, Vol. 4: 468; New Hollstein (The Collaert Dynasty), Vol. 5: 1200; Baroni Vannucci (1997): 698

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