Descent into Limbo

attributed to Andrea Mantegna, Italian, 1431 - 1506

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late 1460s

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 16 1/2 × 13 1/2 in. (41.9 × 34.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

PR.973.171

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

None Watermark: Shield with Flower and Letter ‘N‘

Exhibition History

The Renaissance: Forms, Reforms, and Revolutions, Barrows-Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 9-September 3, 1982.

Recent Acquisitions, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hamsphire, January 17-27, 1974.

Prints from the Hood Museum Collection, inaugural exhibition, Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1985-January 12, 1986.

Palmer Lounge, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-July 1973.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

Molinari Medals & Plaquettes, Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 11-December 12, 1976.

Medieval Into Renaissance, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 21-April 24, 1994.

Learning About Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-December 11, 1988.

Late Medieval and Renaissance Prints, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18-December 15, 1974.

Baroque Prints from the Permanent Collection, Art 45, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12-November 25, 1979.

Art I, South Lobby, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1973.

Art I, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

16th Century Italian Graphics, Art 41, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-June 3, 1979.

15th & 16th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 14-December 4, 1977.

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1973.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hind V.18.9

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