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 x 11 3/16 in. (39.5 x 28.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.65

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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

COLT 49, Beasts on the Page, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014

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

ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Spring 2013

ARTH 7, Knight, Death, and the Devil, Jane Carroll, Spring 2012

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

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

Exhibition History

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26, 2003-February 15, 2004.

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.

Publication History

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.

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.

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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