Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell), from The Large Passion
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528
Woodcut on laid paper
Sheet: 15 9/16 × 11 3/16 in. (39.5 × 28.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935
Place Made: Germany, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, in block, lower right: AD [monogram]; right center: 1510; stamped, in black ink, on verso: collection mark of K.E. von Liphart (Lugt 1687); inscribed, in graphite, on verso: AW Watermark: Name of Mary (Meaume 316)
ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Spring 2013
ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012
ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012
ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012
REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013
COLT 49, Beasts on the Page, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014
HIST 96.31, The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages Reconsidered: Art, Artists, and Cultural Change in the ‘Northern Renaissance,’ 1350–1575, Walter Simons, Fall 2019
A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.
Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, July 1-August 28, 1994, no. 49.
European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.
From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 24, 2019 - January 28, 2020.
Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26, 2003-February 15, 2004.
Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, p.47, ill. p.46, listed, p.94, no. 95.
Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 50, no. 49.
T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.122, ill., no. 65.
Karl Eduard von Liphart 1808-1891; Dorpat, Bonn and Florence; C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, December 5, 1876; part of lot 410; Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern; lot 81; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on May 29, 1976; given to present collection, 1997.
Bartsch 14; Hollstein 121
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