Christ on the Cross Between the Two Thieves (Le Coup de Lance)

Boetius Adams Bolswert, Flemish, 1580 - 1633, after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577 - 1640

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1631

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 24 3/16 × 17 1/4 in. (61.4 × 43.8 cm)

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

PR.995.19

Geography/Culture

Europe, Belgium

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: IESVS CRVCIFIXCS. / Venerunt milites et quidem primi fregerunt crura, et alterius qui crucifixus erat cum eo sed vnus militum Iancea eius latus fodit, et continuo exiuit sanguis et aqua. Ioan. 19./P.P. Rubens pinxit. Cum Privilegijs Regis Christianissimi, Serenissimi Infantis, et Ordinum Confederatorum. B. a Bolswert Sculp. et excudit. Watermark: House in an escutcheon surmounted by a fleur-de-lys (Briquet 1356)

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

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

Exhibition History

The Art of Spectatorship: A History of Viewing from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-April 6, 2008.

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.

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.

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

Envisioning Jerusalem: Prints from Durer to Rembrandt, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 9-June 19, 2011.

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

Art and/as Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 2006-March 11, 2007.

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 4.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.183, ill., fig. 1.

Roland E. Fleischer, Susan Clare Scott, ed., Rembrandt, Rubens, and the Art of Their Time: Recent Perspectives, vol. XI, University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University, 1997, 266 p., ill. p. 120, fig. 4-8.

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, ill. p.3, fig. 5, listed p. 5, no. 4.

Provenance

May 25, 1995 Sale, lot 50, Swann Galleries, Inc., New York, New York; 1995 purchased by Dartmouth College from Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hind 9; Le Blanc 6; Hollstein 9

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