Tomb of Pope Paul III

Giovanni Girolamo Frezza, Italian, 1659 - 1741


1696, printed 1715

Engraving on wove paper

Plate: 11 13/16 × 7 11/16 in. (30 × 19.5 cm)

Sheet: 20 5/16 × 15 3/8 in. (51.6 × 39.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977


Portfolio / Series Title

Numismata summorum pontificum Templi Vaticani fabricam indicantia


Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: Hieronymus Frezza incidit; inscribed, in plate, upper left: TABVLA 36.; inscribed, in plate, in image, below center: PAVLO III. / F ARNE SIO PONT. / OPT. MAX.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: PAUL III 1534-49.

Course History

History 42.01, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies 22.01, Gender & European Society, Patrick Meehan, Spring 2024

History 96.39, Saints and Relics, Cecilia Gaposchkin, Spring 2024

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Noemi Perego, Spring 2024

Italian 11.01, Intensive Italian, Floriana Ciniglia, Spring 2024

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Floriana Ciniglia, Spring 2024

Italian 3.01, Introductory Italian III, Tania Convertini, Spring 2024

Italian 3.02, Introductory Italian III, Giorgio Alberti, Spring 2024

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.


Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.

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