Ornamental Panel with a Candelabrum Containing a Child's Head and a Woman with Two Fish Tails

Heinrich Aldegrever, German, 1502 - about 1560



Engraving on paper

Plate: 3 1/16 × 1 1/16 in. (7.8 × 2.7 cm)

Sheet: 4 5/16 × 1 15/16 in. (10.9 × 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Given in memory of Milton J. Goodfriend, M.D.



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower center: 1528 [5 inversed] AG [artist's monogram: A over G]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper center: 1502-1558; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 332.13 / Heinrich Aldegrever; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 1502 --- 1558

Exhibition History

Living with Sculpture: Presence and Power in Europe, 1400–1750, Citrin Family Gallery and Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 23, 2024–March 22, 2025.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 16:224; The New Hollstein, no. 224

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