Medea sacrificing a black ram to Hebe and Hecate, Plate 19 from "L'Histoire de Jason et de la conquête de la toison d'or (The Tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece)"

René Boyvin, French, about 1525 - 1625
after Leonard Thiry, Flemish, active 1536 - 1550



Engraving on laid paper

Latin edition

Plate: 6 5/16 × 9 1/8 in. (16.1 × 23.1 cm)

Plate: 1 1/4 × 9 1/16 in. (3.1 × 23 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 14 1/8 in. (25.3 × 35.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Alan N. Stone and D. Lesley Hill



Place Made: France, Europe



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On view


Inscribed, in image plate, center: B; inscribed, in lower plate, center: 19; inscribed, in lower plate, lower left: Statuítqz aras è cespite binas: / Dexteriore Hecates & laua parte Iuuentae [ae in ligature]; inscribed, in lower plater, lower right: Sacra facit cultrósqz in gultura uelleris atri / Conijcit & patulas perfundit sanguine fossas; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 15

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

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. 16.

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.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 16.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dusmesnil 57 ii/iii; Levron 34, Latin edition

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