Hercules and Omphale

Unknown Northern European, Europe
School of Agostino Busti, Italian, 1483 - 1548


16th century


Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Leon A. Marantz, Class of 1935, 1967P, 1970P



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


On view


Not signed.

Course History

ARTH 27.02, Living Stone: Sculpture in Early Modern Italy, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2022

GOVT 86.43/MES 12.14, Intellectual History of Racism, Michelle Clarke and Jonathan Smolin, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 21, 1981.

Living with Sculpture: Presence and Power in Europe, 1400–1750, Citrin Family Gallery and Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 23, 2024–March 22, 2025.

New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 23-June 30, 1979.


Leon Albert Marantz, East Orange, New Jersey; given to present collection, 1977.

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