Plinius des ältern Todt am tobenden Vesuv ; La mort de Pline le vieux près du Vesuve (The Death of Pliny the Elder near Vesuvius), Plate 7 from the series 12 Blätter zu der ältern, mittlern und neuern Geschichte (Twelve Illustrations from Ancient, Medieval, and Modern History)

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, German, 1726 - 1801

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Etching on paper

Image: 3 3/8 × 1 15/16 in. (8.5 × 5 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/4 × 14 3/4 in. (21 × 37.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. R. Krystyna Dietrich in memory of Albert George Dietrich

PR.972.66.7

Publisher

Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, Gotha

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: 7.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Plinius des ältern Todt am tobenden Vesuv. / La mort de Pline le vieux près du Vesuve.; Watermark, on sheet, center: [coat of arms; unidentified]

Exhibition History

Old Age Exhibit, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-April 11, 1983.

Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Drawings, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 30, 1972.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Wormsbacher 1982/1988: nos. 1539-1550; Engelmann 1857: 663

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