Erasmus of Rotterdam

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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1526

Engraving on laid paper

Probably Meder b

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 7 5/8 in. (25.2 × 19.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Hugh Mason Wade in memory of Alfred Byers Wade

PR.987.3.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper left: [Latin text] IMAGO. ERASMI. ROTERODA / MI. AB. ALBERTO. DVRERO. AD / VIVAM. EFFIGIEM. DELINIATA. / [Greek text] ???. KPEITTO. TA. SYGGPAM / MATA. ?EI?EI [first E in superscript]; signed and dated, in plate, upper left: MDXXVI / AD [artist's monogram]; [Translated Latin text: The portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam, drawn by Albrecht Dürer from the living image] [Translated Greek text:His writings will depict him even better]

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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

ARTH 17.2, FILM 50, When Media Were New, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2014

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

The Power of Appearances: Renaissance and Reformation Portrait Prints and Medals, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 7-December 3, 2000.

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.

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

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.

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

Books in Art/Art in Books, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH16, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 4-March 9, 1997.

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

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.

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 37.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, The Power of Appearances: Renaissance and Reformation Portrait Prints and Medals, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2000, pp. 4-6, ill. p. 5.

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 37.

Michael A. Mullett, "Martin Luther", London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2004, 284 pp., B&W ill. p. 129.

Marjorie Reeves, "The Uses of History In The Twenty First Century", The Historian, The Magazine of The Historical Association, No. 74, London: The Historical Association, Summer 2002, pp. 5-10, ill. p. 9.

John V. Kulvicki, On Images: Their Structure and Content, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, 258 pp., ill. p. 28.

Provenance

Boris Penrose collection; Frederick Keppel & Co., Inc., New York; [possibly Alfred Byers Wade, New Canaan, Connecticut]; Hugh Mason Wade, Cornish, New Hampshire; given to the present collection, 1987.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 114.107; Meder (1932): 105; Strauss (1973): 105

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