The Delphic Sybil

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520 - 1582, after Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, 1475 - 1564

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about 1572

Engraving on laid paper

Overall: 22 1/4 × 17 1/16 in. (56.5 × 43.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

PR.993.8

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, on tablet: Delphica; lower right: .GMF 1540/ Nico uan aelst / for. Romae. Watermark: Pilgrim with horizontal staff in circle with star (Boorsch and Lewis, no. 55), paper datable to 1570's.

Course History

ARTH 48.07, Michaelangelo‘s Modernism, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

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

Exhibition History

Teaching the History of Western Art 1500-Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 27-March 11, 2001.

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.

Remembrance of Things Past: Prints and Photographs from the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-September 3, 2000.

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

Figure Studies, Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8-December 13, 1993.

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.

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.

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

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. 45.

Publication History

The Illustrated Bartsch, New York, Abaris Books, 1986, vol. 31, no. 20.

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 45.

Michael and R.E. Lewis, The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, pp. 162-65, no. 49.

Provenance

Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch, no. 20; Lewis & Lewis.Boorsch 49 iiia/iv

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