A Sea Bull

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0467, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.7 x 10.8 cm (2 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)(trimmed on or within platemark)

Accession Number

1981.223

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trimmed on or within platemark at top and sides

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

John Evelyn (1620-1706)(no mark)(representation of Jan Johnson); Jan Johnson Old Master and Modern Prints, Inc., Montreal; from whom purchased June 10, 1981

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard