Le Feu du Ciel (Fire from Heaven)

Louis Candide Boulanger, French, 1807 - 1867

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1831; published 1832

Lithograph on laid china paper

Image: 22 7/8 × 31 in. (58.1 × 78.7 cm)

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

PR.972.53

Publisher

Lemercier et Cie., Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Initialled and dated, in stone, lower right: LB 1831; inscribed, lower left: Louis Boulandger inv. et del.; lower right: Printed by Meifred, Lemercier et Cie.

Course History

REL 81, Dickinson Distinguished Scholar Seminar: Orientalism and the Origins of Religion, Susannah Heschel, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 21, 1978-February 18, 1979.

Recent Acquisitions, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June-July, 1972.

Figures and Structures: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1996.

Baroque Prints from College Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-February 16, 1975.

Art and/as Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 2006-March 11, 2007.

19th Century French Prints, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1973.

Published References

Muse´e des beaux-arts de Dijon. 1970. Louis Boulanger: peintre-graveur de l'e´poque romantique, 1806-1867. p. 77.

Provenance

Grooper Art Gallery; sold to present collection, 1972.

Catalogue Raisonne

H. Beraldi, Les graveurs du XIXe Siecle, vol. 2, no. 5.

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