An Academic Nude and the Head of an Old Man

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


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0411, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 14.1 cm (5 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Platemark: 14.2 x 14 cm (5 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1981.198

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Top right and bottom right corners torn off

Markings

Verso, left center, 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