Academic Study of a Man

about 1649
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0484, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)(trimmed at the platemark)

Accession Number

58.782

Medium or Technique

Etching and lavis

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Early impression with lavis effect still fairly strong

Markings

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

Provenance

Prince Liechtenstein (no mark)(representation of Colnaghi's); P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 18, 1958

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund