The Great Hercules

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558 - 1617

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Engraving on laid paper

Overall: 22 x 16 in. (55.9 x 40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

PR.975.59

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: HGoltzius Invent. et Sculpt. A.o 1589.; lower right: CIVischer excu.; lower center: Amphitryoniade virtus terraqs marias/Quem latet. et tanti Scua nouerca mali./Ille tot expositus monstris, Hydreq, tricorpor/Geryon atqs tibi, flammiuomoqs cac./Ille his Anteum, et Superat te Acheloe bicornem;/Naiades at truncum fruge ferace beant.

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

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.

The Nude: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20-June 17, 1984.

The Nude, South Lobby, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-October 22, 1976.

The Nude, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12-November 25, 1979.

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

Representations of the Body in Space from the Renaissance to the Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 3-March 15, 1998.

Reality and its Alternatives, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4-March 13, 2005.

Prints & Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1987.

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

Making Connections at the Hood Museum of Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 20-April 14, 2009.

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 24, 1994-February 5, 1995.

Forms and Messages: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-March 10, 2002.

Flesh and Desire [curated by Art History II Professors Jane Carroll and Katie Hornstein], Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth Collection January 7-March 4, 2013.

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

Art 1, Barrows Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

An Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to 18th Centuries, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 14, 1993-January 30, 1994.

An Introduction of the History of Art from the Fifteenth Century to the Twentieth Century, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12-March 15, 1992.

17th and 18th Century Prints, Art 46 Northern Baroque, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-April 23, 1978.

Publication History

Walter L. Strauss, ed., Hendrik Goltzius 1558-1617, The Complete Engravings and Woodcuts, New York: Abaris Books, 1977, p.498-501.

Upper Valley Magazine Preview of the Arts, Upper Valley Magazine, Volume 9, Number 3, May/June 1995,Van Etten, Inc., 1995, ill. p. 66

Treasures from the Hood Museum of Arts, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p.81.

F.W.H. Holstein, Dutch and Flemish Etchings Engravings, and Woodcuts, Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, ca.1450-1700, Vol. VIII: Goltzius--Heemskerck, p.32.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein vol. 8: 32.143

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