Battle of the Sea Gods (left half)

Andrea Mantegna, Italian, 1431 - 1506

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1470s

Engraving on laid paper

Overall: 9 5/8 × 14 11/16 in. (24.5 × 37.3 cm)

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

PR.997.5.85

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper center: INVID / [indecipherable]; inscribed, in brown ink ,on verso: ai GA (?) / A very Old Engraving by / Andrea Mantegna - who was born 1451 and Died 1517 / No 57 / J / 8 / 2.L.17 Watermark: Scales in circle

Course History

ARTH 28.08, Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Invention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2019

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ITAL 7, Women in Renaissance Venice, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

FRIT 34, Sex and Gender in the Italian Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2015

ITAL 22, Humanism and Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2014

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Renaissance and Mannerist Plaquettes and Medals from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-November 21, 2013.

From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987.

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

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.

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. 67.

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

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.

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.45, ill. p.44, listed, p.110, no. 222.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 116-117, ill. p.116, no. 60.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. ans Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 46, fig. 52; p. 50, no. 67.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb and Barbara J. MacAdam, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1987, no. 11, ill.

Adrian W. B. Randolph, ""How Great Rome Was the Ruins Teach": Antiquity in Renaissance Rome". 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. 24-26, ill. p.25, listed p.73.

Provenance

Karl & Faber, Munich; lot 125; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on June 2, 1972; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 25: 18 (239); Hollstein 5

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