Giovanni Alto, Antiquarian

Francesco Villamena, Italian, 1564/66 - 1624

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Engraving with red and black chalk on laid paper

working proof

Sheet: 15 1/16 × 20 5/8 in. (38.3 × 52.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund and the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund

PR.997.29.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Text across bottom in red chalk and on capital base in black chalk.

Course History

REL 30.1, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Winter 2019

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

ARTH 13, Rome: The Eternal City, Nicola Camerlenghi, Summer 2014

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

REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

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

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence, The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, September 6-October 18, 2006; Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire, November 9-December 10, 2006.

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 1, 2008.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-July 21, 2019.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-September 9, 2001.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.135, ill., no. 77.

T. Barton Thurber, "Survival and Revival of the Classical Tradition: Antiquity in Rome from the Baroque Era to the Age of Enlightenment." In T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, pp. 45-46, ill. p. 45, listed p.72.

T. Barton Thurber, "Multiple personalities in Francesco Villamena's portrait print of Giovanni Alto dedicated to Cassiano dal Pozzo", Word & Image, A Journal of Verbal/Visual Enquiry, Volume 19, Numbers 1 & 2, January-June 2003, Oxon, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis Limited, 2003, pp. 100-114, ill, p. 105.

Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence, Durham, New Hampshire: The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire, 2006, no. 56, p.84-85.

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc. New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler 8; Kuhn-Hattenhauer, p. 137; Le Blanc 2

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