The School of Athens

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520 - 1582, after Raphael, Italian, 1483 - 1520

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1550

Engraving on paper

Overall: 20 1/4 × 32 1/8 in. (51.4 × 81.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940

PR.991.58.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Engraved, in plate, center: RAPHAEL VRB. / .IN. / GEORGIVS MNT. / VANVS / .F.; engraved, in plate, lower right: HIERONYMVS COCK PICTOR EXCVEBAT.1550.CVM GRATIA ET PRIVELIGIO P AN.8.; engraved, in plate, lower left corner [inset]: PAVLVS ATHENIS PER EPICVRAEOS / ET STOICS QVOSDAM PHILOSO= / PHOSADDVCTVS IN MARTIVVICV. / STANS IN MEDIO VICO.SYMPTA OC= / CASIONE AB INSPECTA A SE ARA. / DOCET VNVM ILLVM.VERVM.IPSIS / IGNOTVM DEVM. REPREHENDIT IDO= / LOLATRIAM, SVADET RESPIPISCENTIA. / INCVLCAT ET VNIVERSALIE IVDICII / DIEM.ET MORTVORVM. PER REDIVI= / VVM / CHRISTVM. / RESVRRECTIONEM. / .ACT. / .XVII.

Course History

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

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

SART 65, 66, 68, Architecture I, II, III, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2015

THEA 16, Theatre and Society II: Early Modern Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

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

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Winter 2014

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2013

PHIL 23, Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 13-December 21, 1994.

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 24, 1994-February 5, 1995

Forms and Messages: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-March 10, 2002.

Figures and Structures: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1996.

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.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

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

Publication History

Paul Calter, "Raphael's School of Athens and the Art of Perspective." In D. I. Wallace, editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp. 16-19, ill. p. 16, listed p. 61, Cat. no. 2.

Adrian W. B. Randolph, ""How Great Rome Was the Ruins Teach": Antiquity in Renaissance Rome". In T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, pp. 28-30, 42, ill. p. 6 (detail), p. 29, listed p.72.

Provenance

Jane (1922-2007) and W. David Dance (1917-2012); given to present collection, 1991.

Catalogue Raisonne

Borsch/Lewis 11A ii/3, B i/3 Bartsch XV, 24

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