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Academic Study of a Man

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0484, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 17 cm (8 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Platemark: 15 x 9.1 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14367

Medium or Technique

Etching with lavis

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A later impression, with the lavis effect quite weak

Markings

Verso, 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 the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund