The Lion Hunt

Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert, Flemish, 1586 - 1659, after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577 - 1640

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about 1633-1635

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 16 15/16 × 23 9/16 in. (43 × 59.8 cm)

Sheet: 17 1/4 × 23 13/16 in. (43.8 × 60.5 cm)

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

PR.994.17.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Belgium

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, in image, lower center: P. P. Rubens pinxit. Cum Priuileijs Regis Christianissimi, Serenissimae Infantis, et Ordinum Confoederatorum.S. a Bolswert Sculp. et excud. Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: Exellentissimo Heroi ALEXANDRO CROY. CHIMAY. D‘ARENBERGHE Principi S. Imperij et Chimaij. Comiti de Beaumont.Baroni de Comines Hallewyn et Estroneg. Domino Terrae Patriatusqz Auesnensis, Esclaibes, Weer, Nederweert, Wissen et Dei gratia / Supremarum vrbium terrarumque de Fumay et Reuin. Prim o Pari Ditionis Comitatusqz Hannoniensis. Equit Aurei velleris, a Concilio Belli, Tribuno Legionis Germanicae pro Rege Catholico. Picturae Sculpturaeqz admiratori, Dno Suo, S. a Bolswert.D.C. Stamped, on reverse, in ink red, lower right: Herbert Mitchell Watermark: Indiscernible watermark right center.

Course History

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ANTH 7.5, Animals and Humans: A Beastly Experiment in Ethics, Theory & Writing, Laura Ogden, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

The Golden Age: 17th century Art in The Netherlands, Northern Baroque Art, Art History 46, Joy Kenseth, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-May 31, 2015.

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.

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.

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 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.

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. 6.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.143, ill., fig.1.

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 6.

Provenance

1994 purchased by Dartmouth College from Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein 298

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