Venus and Vulcan Seated on a Bed

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520 - 1582, after Perino del Vaga, Italian, 1500 - 1547

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about 1555

Engraving on paper

Sheet: 11 5/16 × 8 1/8 in. (28.7 × 20.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Dorothy and Jerome R. Goldstein, Class of 1954 and through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

PR.986.27

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 28.08, Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Invention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

HIST 43.02, European Intellectual and Cultural History 1400-1800, Darrin McMahon, Fall 2019

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ITAL 22, Humanism and Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2014

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Selections from the Permanent Collection: An Introduction to the History of Art From the Year 1500 to the Present, Art 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11 - March 7, 1993.

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

Renaissance and Mannerist Plaquettes and Medals from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-November 21, 2013.

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

Ghisi, Metropolian Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 21, 2019-January 27, 2020.

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 2, Turrill/Zemel, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-February 12, 1990.

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.

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 46.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 2, ill. p.1, fig. 1, listed p. 7, no. 46.

Provenance

J. M. Rysback (Lugt 1912); Davidsohn (Lugt 654); R.E. Lewis, Inc.; sold to present collection, 1986.

Catalogue Raisonne

Boorsch, Lewis & Lewis: 18, state la/lll Bartsch 35

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