SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is open to the public on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays and offers access to Yale ID holders on weekdays. Advance reservations are required for public hours.Plan Your Visit

Ancient Art
Artist: Herbert J. Gute, American, 1908–1977

The Destruction of Dagon before the Ark of the Lord

1933–35

gouache on paper on board

174 × 236.2 cm (68 1/2 × 93 in.)
Commissioned by the University
1936.127.12
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

L7

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 343, no. 36, pl. 36.

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 49, fig. 2–11.

Blair Fowlkes-Childs and Michael Seymour, The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019), 206–7, no. 146.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.