Hercules and Atlas, No 9 from the series The Twelve Labors of Hercules

Heinrich Aldegrever, German, 1502 - about 1560

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1550

Engraving on paper

Sheet: 4 × 2 9/16 in. (10.2 × 6.5 cm)

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

PR.986.76.7

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and date, in plate, lower left: 1550 / AG [artist‘s monogram: A over G]; inscribed, in plate, lower center: ‘Mos aetherij subit gestamen Olympi Quod prior immenso corpore torfit Atlas; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 40676; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: B. 91

Exhibition History

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

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

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.

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. 41.

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, no. 41.

Provenance

David R. Godine, Boston, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1986.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 16:91; Hollstein I.50.91; New Hollstein 92.91

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