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A Beggar on Crutches

about 1646
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0474, only state (but see note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 6 x 6.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 7/16 in.) Platemark: 5.6 x 5.8 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14365.22

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a later impression, with the number “23” in the lower right corner. See notes in De Vesme/Massar, pp. 97-98.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund