Saint Helen

Giovanni Girolamo Frezza, Italian, 1659 - 1741


1696, printed 1715

Engraving on wove paper

Plate: 11 7/8 × 7 13/16 in. (30.2 × 19.9 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 15 3/8 in. (52.8 × 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 and inscribed, in plate, lower center: ab Andrea Bolgio exculpta / a Carolo Patacchia delineata / et ab Hieronymo Frezza aere incisa an. 1696. Rome.; inscribed, in plate, top center: TABVLA 54.; inscribed, in plate, in image, lower right: S. ELENA AVGVSTA.

Course History

ITAL 23, 17th and 18th Century Italian Literature, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2022


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

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