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An Old Man Sitting Under a Tree

about 1648
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar 0163, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 6.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)(trimmed on or within platemark)

Accession Number

97.1179.7

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, right center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); 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)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund