Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell), from The Large Passion

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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1510

Woodcut on laid paper

Pre-publication proof

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

PR.997.5.65

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

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)

Course History

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

GERM 03, Intermediate German, Klaus Mladek and Lisa Oberberger, Spring 2020

GERM 03, Intermediate German, Klaus Mladek and Lisa Oberberger, Spring 2020

GERM 003, Intermediate German, Lisa Oberberger, Fall 2020

GERM 003, Intermediate German, Lisa Oberberger, Fall 2020

GERM 03, Intermediate German, Lisa Oberberger, Winter 2021

GERM 03, Intermediate German, Lisa Oberberger, Spring 2021

GERM 03, Intermediate German, Klaus Mladek and Lisa Oberberger, Spring 2021

ITAL 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Giorgio Alberti, Fall 2022

ITAL 1.02, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Fall 2022

ITAL 1.03, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Fall 2022

Italian 1.02, Introductory Italian I, Andrea Zoller, Winter 2023

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Giorgio Alberti, Winter 2023

Italian 11.01, Intensive Italian, Giorgio Alberti, Winter 2023

Art History 7.05, Pompeii: Antique & Modern, Ada Cohen, Winter 2023

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Andrea Zoller, Winter 2023

Italian 2.02, Introductory Italian II, Matteo Gilebbi, Winter 2023

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian 1, Giorgio Alberti, Fall 2023

Italian 1.02, Introductory Italian 1, Marco D'Angelo, Fall 2023

Italian 1.03, Introductory Italian 1, Floriana Ciniglia, Fall 2023

Italian 1.04, Introductory Italian 1, Noemi Perego, Fall 2023

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Marco D'Angelo, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

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.

Provenance

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.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 14; Hollstein 121

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