Vestire nudos (Clothe the Naked), from the series The Seven Works of Mercy

Sebastien Bourdon, French, 1616 - 1671

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1671

Etching and engraving on wove paper

Overall: 16 15/16 × 23 3/16 in. (43 × 58.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.971.6.4

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower center: IIII Vestire nudos. Job 39.16; lower right: Sebastianus Bourdon Monpeliensis; further inscriptions in Latin and French

Exhibition History

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, "Survival and Revival of the Classical Tradition: Antiquity in Rome from the Baroque Era to the Age of Enlightenment." In T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, pp. 53-54, ill. p. 53, listed p.73.

Provenance

David Tunick, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1971.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dumesnil, Vol. XI, p. 19, no. 5

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