Orpheus in Hades

Varujan Boghosian, American, 1926 - 2020



Woodcut on wove paper

Image: 13 1/2 × 16 3/4 in. (34.3 × 42.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Charlotte Wood Jewett Collection; Given by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Jewett

© Varujan Boghosian



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in blue ink, lower left: FOR KENNETH JEWETT A GREAT HOST; lower center: ORPHEUS IN HADES; signed and inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Varujan Boghosian ARTISTS PROOF

Course History

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen - INDEPENDENT VIEWING, Fall 2019


The artist; given to Charlotte Wood Jewett (1904-1991) and Kenneth E. Jewett (1905-2003), Belfast, Maine, date unknown; given to present collection, 1981.

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